Tuesday, November 6, 2012
The Democratic incumbent easily won over his Republican challenger.
In a win that surprised no one, Rep. William Lacy Clay defeated his Republican challenger Robyn Hamlin in Missouri's First Congressional District. This is the second time Clay has defeated Hamlin. With 214 of 497 precincts counted on the Missouri Secretary of State's website, the unofficial results show Clay won with 75.6 percent of the vote. Hamlin collected 20.9 percent. Libertarian candidate Robb Cunningham received 5,898 votes, or 3.5 percent. In the 214 precincts, Clay had 128,610 votes to Hamlin's 35,629. The First District trends Democratic and the big election of 2012 was the August primary when Clay faced off against fellow House member Russ Carnahan. Carnahan's residence moved from the 3rd District to the 1st when Missouri's …
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Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Robyn Hamlin releases YouTube ad that points to Clay family dynasty.
Although she has to wait until the Aug. 7 primary to find out who she will face in November, Republican candidate Robyn Hamlin is taking aim at the man who currently holds Missouri's 1st District Congressional seat. Hamlin released an ad on YouTube citing the decades-long history of Clays in the seat. Rep. William Lacy Clay succeeded his father to the seat in 2000. Rep. Bill Clay held the seat for 32 years. Hamlin's ad comes one week after Clay and his Democratic challenger in the Aug. 7 primary, Rep. Russ Carnahan, released their first ads. Clay and Carnahan, both incumbents, are facing off in the Aug. 7 Democratic primary. Carnahan's district was eliminated during redistricting after the 2010 census and he now resides in the 1st …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Hamlin is one of the Republicans vying to face the winner of the Aug. 7 Democratic primary.
Name: Robyn Hamlin Date of birth: 42 Place of residence: Unincorporated St. Louis County Attended college: Yes College: SIUE Degree: none - ran out of money Job titles held: Group Health Insurance Agent, Landlord, Aide for Disabled Employers: NA Party affiliation: Republican Running for: Federal office Running for position: Congress, 1st Congressional District Chamber/district: Incumbent: No Previous elective offices: NA Unsuccessful bids for elective offices: 2010 Address to be announced shortly St. Louis MO 63121 Website: www.HamlinForCongress.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Hamlin-for-Congress I am a very hard worker and will do a good job for the people of the district. We must end the political family dynasties that think it is …