In case you missed it, check the results from yesterday's municipal elections.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
It had to pass in both St. Louis City and St. Louis County in order to impose the sales tax increase to fund improvements around the Gateway Arch, local parks and regional trails.
Voters in St. Louis County and St. Louis City said yes to a 3/16ths of one-cent sales tax increase designed to fund about $31 million a year in improvements to the Gateway Arch grounds, the regional Great Rivers Greenway trails and greenways, and for city and county parks. The measure had to pass in both the county and the city in order to be implemented. In the city, with 100 percent of the vote counted, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the proposition won with 67 percent of the vote. With 100 percent of the votes counted in the county, the proposition passed easily with a 53 percent to 47 percent margin. The money would go toward: Correction: An earlier version of this article used the incorrect proposition name in the headline…
Darnel Frost and Marie Kelly were elected to the Kirkwood School Board Tuesday.
Darnel Frost and Marie Kelly will join the Kirkwood Board of Education as the candidates received a decided margin of votes Tuesday in the race for two open seats. With 100 percent of votes counted, the results for the race are: Frost and Kelly were the first to file in the race for the Kirkwood School Board. The two will replace Angie Bay and Kathy Harris whose terms expired this year. Kirkwood Patch will be in contact with both candidates for an update to this article. Related Content:
Darnel Frost and Marie Kelly win the 2013 Kirkwood School Board race.
Update, Election Result Stories: Today is the day voters go to the polls in Kirkwood and across Missouri to decide on municipal, school board and other issues at the ballot box. In Kirkwood Patch, we've been covering the issues locally, which include elections for the Kirkwood Board of Education. We'll have updates throughout the day as news develops, then look here for results and updates after the polls close. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Need a reminder about where you vote? Look up your address on the Secretary of State's website Here's our guide to the races and ballot issues that will be decided today by voters in the Kirkwood area. Tuesday at 1:10 p.m., out and about in Kirkwood... Kirkwood Patch was out and about today …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Catch snippets of what Kirkwood School Board candidates had to say at the League of Women Voters candidate forum in March.
Kirkwood Board of Education candidates participated in a candidate forum hosted by the League of Women Voters March 4. Out of five candidates, two will be elected for the Board April 2. Candidates include: Here's a quick wrap of some of the questions candidates answered at the forum. Check in on Kirkwood Patch's Election Guide before voting Tuesday. What are your thoughts on publicly-funded preschool? Frost: "I have nothing against them being around. ...My worry and wonder is how it would affect the Kirkwood School District." Smith: "I 100 percent agree and believe that we should have some form of publicly-funded preschool. What that form takes will depend on the needs of that family and of those children." Peterson: "What does the study …
Friday, March 29, 2013
Patch brings you everything you need to know about the April 2 election, from candidates and ballot questions to where to vote.
On Tuesday April 2, voters in Kirkwood and Des Peres will together head to the polls to elect school board leaders and city officials, along with a decision on a countywide parks funding proposal. We've laid out the candidates in contested races so you can make an informed decision at the polls Samuel Henderson Robert M. Johns Joan H. McGivney Allison Stenger Where Do I Vote: Look up your address on the Secretary of State's website
Monday, March 4, 2013
Representatives from the League of Women Voters will moderate the candidate forum Monday evening.
The last day to register for the April 2, 2013, election is March 6.
If you want to vote in the April 2 election, the deadline is fast approaching to register to vote in St. Louis County. Voters must be registered by March 6 to vote in the April election. In order to register, you must: Missourians can register to vote by one of the following methods: St. Louis County residents can also send in a completed voter registration application to: The Board of Election Commissioners, 12 Sunnen Dr., Ste. 126 St. Louis, MO 63143. If mailing your registration, it must be postmarked by March 6. For more information, check out the Board of Election Commissioners website.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Representatives from the League of Women Voters will moderate the candidate forum.
Five candidates have filed for two open seats on the Kirkwood School Board, and all five will have a chance to face off against each other to explain their positions in a candidate forum scheduled for Monday evening. Representatives from the League of Women Voters will moderate the panel, which will be at the North Kirkwood Middle School library, 11287 Manchester Road, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Two positions on the Kirkwood School Board will be decided in the April 2 municipal election. The five candidates who have filed for the open seats are: The open seats are being vacated by Angie Bay and Kathy Harris, whose terms expire and will not seek reelection. RELATED ARTICLES:
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Just elected to a four-year term in November, Missouri's State Treasurer is seen by some as a possible candidate for Lieutenant Governor if a vacancy is created.
In what he called a "sincere statement," Missouri State Treasurer Clint Zweifel told Patch Wednesday he would serve a full term in office, despite some speculation he could be a candidate for lieutenant governor. Zweifel, a former state representative from Florissant, spoke to a group of small business owners at Pulaski Bank in Creve Coeur Wednesday. Political watchers will be keeping a close eye on what happens Feb. 9 in Southeast Missouri, as Republicans in the state's Eighth Congressional district decide who to put up in a June special election to fill the seat left empty by Jo Ann Emerson's resignation. Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder is one of a handful of candidates interested in running for the vacant Eighth Congressional district seat. He's …