Rep. Russ Carnahan Nabs More Key Endorsements
The Missouri Fraternal Order of Police, the NEA give their support behind Carnahan in the Missouri 1st Congressional District.
As the race towards the Aug. 7 primary picks up, Rep. Russ Carnahan has picked up more key endorsements toward his challenge with 1st Congressional District incumbent, Rep. William Lacy Clay.
“The Missouri Fraternal Orderof Police is proud to stand with Russ because of his record and understanding of the sacrifices that law enforcement officers make every day to keep our communities safe,” Kevin Ahlbrand, President of the Missouri FOP, said in the article. “We know that Russ will continue to fight on behalf of St. Louis region on issues critical to our officers and community such as jobs, education, health care, and public safety.”
The National Education Association (NEA), Missouri Chapter, has also endorsed Carnahan. On the other hand, St. Louis City Mayor Francis Slay, St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley and Gov. Jay Nixon have endorsed Clay for the race.
The two will meet in the Aug. 7 primary.