Template:TOCnestleft Mel Carnahan was posthumously elected to the U.S. Senate and his wife, Jean Carnahan, was appointed to the position. He served as governor of Missouri from 1993 to 2000 as a Democrat. He died in a plane crash on the Pevely and Hillsboro, Missouri border during a campaign for the U.S. Senate.
Supported by Council for a Livable World
The Council for a Livable World, founded in 1962 by long-time socialist activist and alleged Soviet agent, Leo Szilard, is a non-profit advocacy organization that seeks to "reduce the danger of nuclear weapons and increase national security", primarily through supporting progressive, congressional candidates who support their policies. The Council supported Mel Carnahan in his successful Senate run as candidate for Missouri.
In October 1992, Rep. Maxine Waters was keynote speaker at a Coalition of Black Trade Unionists meeting in St Louis Missouri - the 8th annual Ernest and Deverne Calloway Award at the Embassy Suites Hotel, held in honor of William Lacy Clay, Sr. Other speakers included Claude Brown (Teamsters), Lt. Governor Mel Carnahan, St. Louis Alderman Ken Jones and Lew Moye (CBTU chapter president)
- CLW website: Meet Our Candidates
- PDW, October 24, 1992, page 5