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Light Turnout, Few Close Races on Primary Election Day in St. Louis

Voter turnout was alarmingly low with just 9.5 percent of registered voters participating in the primary balloting, according to the St. Louis City Board of Election Commissioners. more »

Mar 4, 2015 11:04 AM Politics

GOP Nomination For Missouri Governor Is Up For Grabs

Statewide primary elections have been part of the American political process since Minnesota held the first one in 1899. More states adopted the primary process during the early 20th century to determine a political party’s candidate... more »

Feb 2, 2015 10:59 AM Politics

Photography by Paul Nordmann

Q&A: A Conversation with Steve Stenger

George Bernard Shaw once said there are two tragedies in life: not getting what you want, and getting what you want. When Steve Stenger announced in 2013 that he hoped to become St. Louis county executive, he made it clear what he wanted... more »

Jan 16, 2015 9:23 AM Politics

As Online Buzz Over Ferguson Fades, the First Political Reality Check is the County Executive Race

At some point in the first few hours after midnight of “Moral Monday” during the “FergusonOctober” protests this weekend, KMOX radio reporter Michael Calhoun tweeted that #OccupySLU had become the number one trending topic, nationwide, on Twitter... more »

Oct 15, 2014 7:01 AM Politics

Photography by Thomas Crone

My Neighborhood as Social Battleground: Witnessing Two Nights of Protests on South Grand

I don’t need to go into great detail about the police shooting of Mike Brown in August. Or about the police shooting of Vonderrit Myers Jr. a couple of nights ago. The stories have been told and retold, from a variety of perspectives. more »

Oct 10, 2014 3:20 PM Politics 4 Comments


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