Candidate Details

Willliam Lacy Clay

House - Incumbent

Representative William Lacy Clay was first elected to represent Missouri’s 1st Congressional District in 2000, succeeding his father, William Lacy Clay, Sr., who was a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus. Before his election to Congress, Rep. Lacy Clay served the people of Missouri for over 17 years as a member of the Missouri House of Representatives and the Missouri Senate. The Congressman has won at least 70% of the vote all eight times he has been up for re-election. In Congress, Rep. Lacy Clay serves on the Financial Services and Oversight and Government Reform Committees.

A JStreetPAC endorsee since 2014, the Congressman has been a supporter of the pro-peace movement in Congress. He is a cosponsor of House Resolution 326, which reaffirms Congress’s commitment to two-state solution and opposes settlement expansion and annexation.