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From left, Ward 1 Alderman Jesse Morrison, Ward 2 Alderman Rebecca Now, Ward 4 Alderman John Sebben and Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie take their oath of office at the Crestwood Board of Aldermen’s April 23 meeting, pictured above. The four aldermen were elected in the recent April 2 municipal election. Now is a newcomer to the board, taking term-limited Justin Charboneau’s seat, while Morrison, Sebben and Mabie are incumbents.

Crestwood honors past city officials, swears in new aldermen

By Ellie Marshall, Staff Reporter May 6, 2024

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen’s April 23 meeting was both a blast from the past and a look into the future. The board bid adieu to term-limited Ward 2 Alderman Justin Charboneau, swore in the newly...

Lindbergh Schools swears in Rachel Braaf Koehler, left, and Megan Vedder, onto the Board of Education at a meeting April 9. Koehler and Vedder won election to the school board April 2. Photo courtesy of Lindbergh Schools.

Lindbergh, Mehlville swear in new board of education directors after April election

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor April 26, 2024

New and returning Lindbergh and Mehlville school board members were sworn in this month after receiving the most votes in the April 2 election. In Lindbergh, newcomer Rachel Braaf Koehler and incumbent...

Incumbents come out on top in April 2 elections, Crestwood’s Prop A also passes

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor April 25, 2024

These are the final, official election results for South County from the April 2 election as of April 19, with 100% of precincts reporting. There are 633,978 registered voters in the county; 103,751...

Lindbergh and Mehlville school boards swear in new, returning directors

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor April 17, 2024

New and returning Lindbergh and Mehlville school board members were sworn in last week after receiving the most votes in the April 2 election. In Lindbergh, newcomer Rachel Braaf Koehler and incumbent...

Citizens vote at the Sunset Hills Community Center April 2, 2019.

St. Louis County will conduct public recount for select April municipal election races

April 8, 2024

The St. Louis County Board of Election will perform a mandatory post-election recount Wednesday. The public is invited to attend the recount for the April municipal election at the county Board of Election...

Voters check in to cast their ballots at the Sunset Hills Community Center during the April 2019 municipal election.

Incumbents victorious in 2024 South County municipal and school board elections

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor April 3, 2024

These are the final, unofficial election results for South County from the April 2 election as of Wednesday morning, with 100% of precincts reporting. Look for continuing coverage online and in upcoming...

Missouri candidates wait to file for office Feb. 27 at the Secretary of State’s office in Jefferson City. Late withdrawals mean filing will reopen Tuesday in a handful of districts (Annelise Hanshaw/Missouri Independent).

Late withdrawals mean more time to file for lieutenant governor, other Missouri offices

By Rudi Keller, Missouri Independent April 2, 2024

Anyone who procrastinated on filing for political office will get another chance to enter the Aug. 6 primary in a handful of contests. Late withdrawals from four congressional races, four state House...

Then Rep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman during her 2018 campaign for the Missouri House. Coleman was elected to the Missouri Senate in 2022.

Republican senator leaves Congressional race to run for Missouri secretary of state

By Jason Hancock, Missouri Independent April 2, 2024

State Sen. Mary Elizabeth Coleman has abandoned her run for Congress and instead filed to join the crowded GOP primary for Missouri Secretary of State. Coleman, an attorney and first-term Republican...

Candidate filing closes for August primary

Candidate filing closes for August primary

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor April 1, 2024

Sixth District St. Louis County Councilman Ernie Trakas will face one challenger in the Republican primary this August. The primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 6. The General Election is Tuesday, Nov....

South County Election Guide 2024

South County Election Guide 2024

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor March 29, 2024

The St. Louis Call has full election coverage for the Tuesday, April 2 municipal election in South County cities and school districts. You can still vote in-person absentee at satellite voting sites...

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