Tag: Mark Mantovani

Mantovani campaign disputes poll showing Stenger lead in race for St. Louis County Executive, research group stands by results

A St. Louis County Executive challenger is disputing a new poll that showed him losing to his incumbent opponent in the Democratic primary election race. The poll, conducted by Remington Research Group on behalf of nonpartisan Missouri Scout and released Saturday, showed current County Executive Steve Stenger leading Mark Mantovani, a lawyer and former CEO and chairman of the marketing firm Ansira, by 35 points — 50 percent to 15 — and about 28 percent still undecided. The poll […]

RELEASE: Mantovani says Missouri Scout poll draws false conclusions, incorrect candidate listing and other data-collection inaccuracies

A recent survey released by Remington Research Group (RRG) on behalf of Missouri Scout, a news service covering state politics, is not just an outlier but should not be taken seriously by anyone who believes in using scientific research as a means of ballot testing before an election. In addition to the glaring mistake of continuing to list a third candidate in the race for St. Louis County Executive, Bill Ray, who withdrew weeks ago, […]

Mantovani: Resignation of Bi-State Development Agency CEO, John Nations, points to County Executive’s failure to effectively address MetroLink public safety

The resignation of John Nations, President and CEO of Bi-State Development is  “regrettable and a predictable reaction to the lack of cooperation from the St. Louis County Executive,” according to Democrat candidate for St. Louis County Executive Mark Mantovani. “Any reasonable CEO would be frustrated by the County Executive’s failure to effectively address crime and public safety on the MetroLink.” County Executive Stenger took responsibility for MetroLink security in a Memorandum of Understanding dated May […]

POLL: Stenger leads challenger in St. Louis County Executive race

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger holds a significant lead over his Democratic primary election opponent, according to a poll released Saturday. The survey, conducted by Remington Research Group on behalf of nonpartisan Missouri Scout, showed Stenger leading challenger Mark Mantovani, a lawyer and former CEO and chairman of the marketing firm Ansira, by 35 points — 50 percent to 15 — with Bill Ray, a real estate agent from University City who recently withdrew from the race, pulling […]

Clayton Township Democrats to pick favorites in federal, state and local races

With more than 20 Democrats running for office in nine federal, state and local seats, the Clayton Township Democrats will pick their favorites Tuesday night. About 30 candidates for U.S. Senate, U.S. House, Missouri Senate, Missouri House, St. Louis County, Executive, St. Louis County Prosecutor and St. Louis County Council races will be in attendance at the University Public Library seeking endorsements from local voters. The event starts at 7 p.m. and each candidate will have […]

St. Louis County Police Association and fire union endorse County Executive Steve Stenger

The St. Louis County Police Association and Firefighters Local 2665 announced Thursday that they’re endorsing St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger for his bid for reelection. Stenger was joined by Officer David Machens and Matt Crecelius of the St. Louis County Police Association and Corey Hogan of Firefighters Local 2665 at the Cheshire Inn with both public safety associations endorsing the county executive. Matt Crecelius, business manager for the St. Louis County Police Association, praised Stenger’s […]

Former STL Mayor Vince Schoemehl on why he endorses STL County Executive candidate Mark Mantovani

Former St. Louis Mayor Vince Schoemehl announced his endorsement of St. Louis County Executive challenger Mark Mantovani on Thursday, stating that he believes a change is needed within the county. The former mayor stated the one of the problems that’s facing the county is that residents are vacating both the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County. “The leadership in the St. Louis region has to come from St. Louis County. The county is […]

RELEASE: Former St. Louis Mayor Vincent Schoemehl supports Mark Mantovani for St. Louis County Executive

“Our entire region needs a County Executive who looks to the future. Our kids and grandkids will live in the St. Louis community we shape for them . . . or they will move to some other community, as have so many young people already. That’s why I support Mark Mantovani as the Democratic nominee for St. Louis County Executive. Mark is a visionary leader who brings a fresh outlook to the political arena, along […]

RELEASE: Mark Mantovani Proves He Can Withstand Negative Campaign by County Executive Stenger

Along with his continued personal commitment to the campaign, raises more than $370,000 in latest fundraising quarter Clayton, MO – Mark Mantovani’s campaign for St. Louis County Executive reported to the Missouri Ethics Commission total contributions over $1.66 million despite a negative, but predictable, barrage of false and misleading television advertising by the incumbent. The campaign raised more than $371,000 during the first quarter fundraising period from January 1 – April 16 and reports it […]

RELEASE: Calling for real leadership and new vision for St. Louis County, area mayors rally to support Mark Mantovani for County Executive

Mantovani pledges creation of new Office of Municipal Affairs Nearly 20 current and former mayors and key municipal leaders have jointly endorsed Democrat candidate Mark Mantovani for St. Louis County Executive, calling for “real leadership and a new vision from the County Executive.” “In regions throughout the country that are successful and growing there is strong, collaborative, and accessible leadership. Forward-thinking policies and projects, effective economic development, and sound decision making come with good leadership,” […]