Tag: Carl Bearden

How small is Democratic Party in Missouri, really?

By Michael Layer JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The House special election, which saw Sara Walsh defeat Michela Skelton, signaled a different enthusiasm from Missouri Democrats. Sarah Wood Martin, alderman of St. Louis’ 11th Ward and background operator for Democrats, felt that Skelton’s impressive numbers were because of the influence of Stephen Webber, Chairman of the Missouri Democratic Party. “We’re seeing the result of Stephen Webber being on the ground. It’s really the first time we’ve […]