Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The candidates, incumbents and issues that will affect Creve Coeur and St. Louis County.
As we close in on November’s elections, Creve Coeur Patch is devoted to bringing you the information you need about every race in town. In addition to our own coverage, we will be inviting candidates in every race to upload information about their campaigns directly to this site. You will definitely want to bookmark this page for updates. U.S. Senate Claire McCaskill's bid for re-election will be closely watched by the entire nation in part because of her close ties to President Obama's 2008 campaign. The fiercely-fought GOP primary saw U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-Wildwood), emerge victorious, only to be under fire a few weeks later because of comments he mde in a television interview regarding pregnancy and rape. A September 25 deadline …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The incumbent seeks a second term in the U.S. Senate.
Name : Ms. Claire Conner McCaskill Also known as : Claire Date of birth : 24 July 1953 Place of residence : Kirkwood, MO Attended college : Yes College : University of Missouri Degree : Bachelor of Arts, Political Science Year of graduation : 1975 University : University of Missouri Area of research : Law Year of graduation : 1978 Job titles held : Mother, Waitress in college, Assistant Prosecutor Employers : Jackson County Prosecutor‚Äôs Office Party affiliation : Democrat Running for a: Federal office Running for position: United States Senate Chamber/district: Incumbent: Yes First elected: 07 November 2006 Previous elective offices : Mo. House, 1983-89; Jackson County Legislator, 1991-93; Jackson County Prosecutor, 1993-99; Mo. Auditor…
The publication reported Tuesday that the U.S. Senate candidate's company was late paying taxes on an aircraft.
Until now, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri) had been the source of controversy this election cycle over well-documented problems with paying taxes on an aircraft. But Tuesday, citing information provided by a "Democratic operative" the website Politico reported that John Brunner (R-Frontenac) was late paying property taxes for a plane owned by his company, Vi-Jon Services. Check out Politico reporter David Catanese's reporting on the issue, including response from the Brunner campaign. Does this disclosure change your opinion of the race at all? Tell us in the comments.