1,100 Attend GOP Senate Debate
A fairly large crowd turned out for the Lindenwood University hosted Republican Senate Debate, including a few from Wildwood in addition to Wildwood resident Todd Akin as a candidate.
Voters both decided and undecided in the race for the Republican Senate nomination swarmed Lindenwood University Monday night to hear Todd Akin, Sarah Steelman and John Brunner debate the issues. Akin now resides in Wildwood, and a few Wildwood residents attended the debate.
The three candidates are vying for the GOP senate nomination in an effort to oust Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill.
The debate, hosted by FM NewsTalk 97.1, brought out Republicans from across the St. Louis area. Lindenwood organizers said 1,100 people came out to hear the candidates speak.
Patch caught up with some locals who attended the debate, from campaigners to undecided voters.