advertisement

Newman will be candidate for Brown's state seat

Friday, September 4, 2009 | 11:44 a.m. CDT; updated 12:30 p.m. CDT, Friday, September 4, 2009

CLAYTON — Stacey Newman is the Democratic Party's nominee for the state representative seat left vacant by the resignation of Democrat Steve Brown.

The nomination was announced Thursday. Newman is 55 and lives in St. Louis County.

It wasn't clear if the Republicans have named a candidate. A phone call to the Republican Party was not returned.

Brown defeated Newman in last year's Democratic primary. Brown and another lawmaker, Democratic State Sen. Jeff Smith of St. Louis, resigned Aug. 25 after pleading guilty to federal obstruction of justice charges connected to Smith's unsuccessful 2004 run for Congress.

Smith also resigned his Senate seat.

 


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements