St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell announced on Monday that he was ending his U.S. Senate campaign to instead compete for the House seat held by Rep. Cori Bush (D‑MO), a member of the leftist “Squad.”
The pair will face off in the Democratic Party’s primary in Missouri‘s First Congressional District next year, which Bush has won in the past two elections.
“Over the last several weeks, as I’ve campaigned around the state, I’ve heard one refrain from Democrats above all else: yes, we need you in Washington, but St. Louis needs you in the House of Representatives,” Bell said in a statement.
— Wesley Bell (@WesleyBell4MO) October 30, 2023
“So, after thoughtful consideration and consultation with respected and committed community and political …