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Congresswoman Wagner Surprised by 'Cross-Over' in County Exec. Race

August 07, 2018 - 10:22 am

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Republican Congresswoman Ann Wagner of Saint Louis County has her own primary race today but understands the Democratic race for county executive between Steve Stenger and Mark Mantovani is the one that has people buzzing.

She told KMOX's Mark Reardon there may be some GOP loyalists "crossing-over."

“What surprised me was how many people told me that they were going to pull a democratic ballot because they want to play in that race because they care,” she says.

Wagner said it's unfortunate that St. Louis County Republicans did not field a candidate to run against Stenger or Mantovani in the general election.