Adam Allington

Reporter, St. Louis Public Radio

Adam grew up on a cherry farm in northern Michigan.  He holds a BA in economics from Kalamazoo College.  Adam's radio career began in 2003 at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine. He went on to cut his teeth filing stories for Maine Public Radio. Before coming to St. Louis Public Radio in 2006 Adam was was an international journalism fellow at Deutsche Welle in Bonn, Germany.  He has regularly files features for a variety of shows and networks including NPR, PRI, Marketplace and the BBC. He was awarded a prestigious Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship for the 2011-2012 academic year.

Government
4:02 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

Audit Accuses Mo. Governor's Office Of Overspending

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich released a harsh audit of the Missouri Governor’s office on Wednesday. The findings accuse the governor of overspending his appropriation by $1.7 million.

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KCUR News
10:48 am
Fri October 24, 2008

Missouri Election Officials Address Concerns

St. Louis, MO – Fraud, long-lines and too few ballots are among the concerns Missouri elections officials face less than two weeks from the November 4 vote.

With new voter registration nearing an all-time-high, 2008 will mark the first test of Missouri's new statewide registration database and electronic voting machines in a presidential election.

From St. Louis, Adam Allington has more.

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KCUR News
4:31 am
Mon October 6, 2008

Constitution Party May Tip Tight Races

St. Louis, MO – As those November elections draw near, victory in close races often hinges on the traction of third party candidates. In past elections, third parties such as the Green Party or the Libertarian Party have siphoned votes away from both Republicans and Democrats. Now enter the Constitution Party. The Constitution Party is one of the United States' fastest growing third parties, and they have a full slate of candidates on the ticket in Missouri. KWMU's Adam Allington has more.

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Government
3:53 am
Sun August 31, 2008

McCain-Palin Rally In O'Fallon, Mo.

Adam Allington, KWMU

Senator John McCain's Straight-Talk Express rolled into Missouri on Sunday, August 31. Despite the 95-degree heat, an overflow crowd of 23,000 packed into T.R. Hughes Ballpark in O'Fallon.

McCain's remarks were brief, other than call for unity in the face of Hurricane Gustav and to introduce voters to his new running mate, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin.

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