Tag: campaign

RELEASE: Mantovani Campaign Fundraising Tops $1.25 Million Dollars

St. Louis, Mo. (Jan. 16, 2018) – Mark Mantovani continued to gain unprecedented support in his race for St. Louis County Executive by topping the $1.25 million dollar mark last quarter and positioning his campaign as the only viable one with a realistic chance to unseat the current St. Louis County Executive and win the Democratic nomination later this year. Thanks to the support of hundreds of St. Louisans across the region who are seeking […]

Former STL County Police Chief officially kicks off his run for County Council

Former St. Louis Police Chief Tim Fitch on Wednesday officially announced that he would be running for the 3rd District St. Louis County Council position. Speaking to a crowd at Twisted Tree restaurant on Watson Road, Fitch, 56, explained that he wouldn’t be seeking campaign contributions and that he and his wife would be funding the campaign themselves. According to Fitch, he wants voters to know that he is completely independent and not reliant to […]

Missouri Ethics Commission respond to Ernie Trakas complaints

Complaints filed against a St. Louis County Councilman’s campaign during the election cycle was ruled appropriate by the Missouri Ethics Commission earlier this month. During the Dec. 21 meeting, the complaints were filed against the Friends of Ernie Trakas group that claimed that the group violated the Missouri Campaign Finance Law by not providing appropriate receipts, failing to accurately report loans to the committee and failing to display a paid for by disclaimer on a […]

October Quarterly Filings: What we learned

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With the October quarterly filing deadline passed, we took a look at some of the big takeaways from the filing reports, as well as a few interesting tidbits. Here’s what we found noteworthy: Greitens’ campaign and office: Close living quarters The numbers posted by Gov. Eric Greitens in the October Quarterly were interesting. According to the records filed on Monday, the Governor has spent more money in the past three months […]

Korman considering a run for majority floor leader

By Benjamin Peters JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – If it appeared that things were settling down in the race to be the next majority floor leader, think again. Less than two weeks after Rep. Rocky Miller pulled his name from the race, another contender is eyeballing the prospective seat. Rep. Bart Korman, R-High Hill, tells the Missouri Times that he is considering running for the position, which would be vacated by Rep. Mike Cierpiot in the […]

McCaskill adds three town hall stops to list in effort to reach rural voters

By Benjamin Peters As the race begins to shape up in what will be Missouri’s most heated battle in 2018, incumbent U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is adding more stops to her ever-growing list of visits and appearances in the Show-Me State. In July, the Democrat used the session’s recess to make a 10-stop tour in Missouri, and on Tuesday, she’ll be adding three more stops in southwest Missouri, which brings her total this year to […]