With great anticipation I attended the first debate, hosted by conspicuously named "League of Women of Voters." There were definitely more Ed Martin supporters than Rep. Russ Carnahan supporters.
Here's a contrast between how Russ handle tough questions and how Ed responded:
Ed Martin established a very comfortable demeanor during the debate while Rep. Russ Carnahan seemed overly focused on his notes at times. Here is Ed's closing statement:
Here are statements by Ed Martin and Russ Carnahan on how the government should protect human life or support taxpayer funding to end it.