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A Deep Dive On Tuesday’s Election Results In The Show-Me State

Along with offering a collective verdict on who they want to occupy the White House for the next four years, Americans had lots of other matters to decide at the ballot box this fall as well. That was true for residents of the St. Louis region, who on Tuesday faced not just long lines in many cases but also rather lengthy ballots.

On Wednesday’s St. Louis on the Air, host Sarah Fenske went deep on some of the biggest local and statewide races and issues voters decided — and what to make of the results.

Joining the discussion were St. Louis Public Radio politics correspondent Jason Rosenbaum and University of Missouri-St. Louis political scientist Anita Manion.

STLPR's Jonathan Ahl and Jaclyn Driscoll offered insights, as did listeners, and U.S. Rep.-elect Cori Bush checked in too.

And the conversation isn't over. The talk show team would love to hear from you as this wild week continues: How does what you’re feeling in the aftermath of this presidential election compare to what you felt in 2016?

Leave us a voicemail at 314-516-6397 with your first name, where you’re calling from and a brief message on this topic.

You can also tweet us (@STLonAir), send an email to talk@stlpublicradio.org or share your thoughts via our St. Louis on the Air Facebook group, and help inform our show.

St. Louis on the Air” brings you the stories of St. Louis and the people who live, work and create in our region. The show is hosted by Sarah Fenske and produced by Alex Heuer, Emily Woodbury, Evie Hemphill and Lara Hamdan. The audio engineer is Aaron Doerr.

Copyright 2021 St. Louis Public Radio. To see more, visit St. Louis Public Radio.

Evie Hemphill joined the St. Louis on the Air team in February 2018. After earning a bachelor’s degree in English literature in 2005, she started her career as a reporter for the Westminster Window in Colorado. Several years later she went on to pursue graduate work in creative writing at the University of Wyoming and moved to St. Louis upon earning an MFA in the spring of 2010. She worked as writer and editor for Washington University Libraries until 2014 and then spent several more years in public relations for the University of Missouri–St. Louis before making the shift to St. Louis Public Radio.