April 4, 2017 Election Guide

We've compiled all our coverage of St. Louis' mayoral candidates, ballot measures, and more to keep you informed before you head to the polls.

See also: A Guide to St. Louis' Mayoral Candidates



Voters will be asked to give a simple answer—“yes” or “no”—to a range of questions about issues that are anything but simple: what to do about crime, mass transit, the timing of elections, funding a soccer stadium... more

Apr 4, 2017 6:00 AM Politics


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It will be the city's first mayoral election since the police shooting of Michael Brown in August 2014. more

Apr 3, 2017 10:27 AM Politics


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The city hasn't seen a Republican candidate in Room 200 in nearly 70 years, but Krewson is still preparing for a competitive race. more

Apr 3, 2017 9:35 AM Politics


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Promises made to invigorate community-based youth programs raise hopes—and doubts. more

Apr 1, 2017 12:37 PM Sports 2 Comments

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The tax increase would provide the LRA with the financial tools to stabilize abandoned—but economically viable—buildings. more

Mar 29, 2017 8:30 AM History


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As Francis G. Slay, St. Louis’ longest-serving mayor, leaves office, we reflect on the mayors with far shorter tenures. more

Mar 16, 2017 4:00 AM Politics


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If history's any indication, Krewson will likely be the next mayor of St. Louis. more

Mar 8, 2017 6:17 AM , , Politics


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How's he done? That depends on whom you ask. more

Feb 16, 2017 6:00 AM Politics


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Race is at the base of many of America’s problems, and St. Louis is no exception. Yet when it comes to city politics, 2017 is a far cry from two decades ago. more

Feb 16, 2017 6:00 AM Politics