Scott Charton

Scott Charton

Scott Charton is a communications consultant based in Columbia, Missouri. He retired from journalism in 2005 after 22 years as a politics and government correspondent for The Associated Press.


Remembering former Missouri Gov. Mel Carnahan, 20 years after his sudden death

By: - October 21, 2020

Today many young people are casting their first votes with no living memory of Missouri’s 2000 general election. But it’s worth remembering for an outcome unprecedented in American history: A deceased man was elected United States senator. More importantly, though, it’s worth remembering because of the man elected that night back in November 2000: two-term […]