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Fannie Lou Hamer Coalition of North County officials endorses Zimmerman for county executive

Pictured above: St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman takes questions from residents during his third town-hall appearance about last year’s property assessments at the Affton Community Center.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

June 15, 2020

A coalition of black officials and leaders in North County has endorsed Assessor Jake Zimmerman in the race for St. Louis County executive. The Fannie Lou Hamer Coalition of St. Louis County announced Monday that it is supporting Zimmerman over two Democratic opponents in the August primary, incumbent...

Police union endorses Mark Mantovani in county executive race

Mark Mantovani talks with Amy Stuber of Creve Coeur and John Snodgrass of Richmond Heights at his watch party in August 2018 after absentee results came in. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

May 26, 2020

The St. Louis County Police Association is endorsing Mark Mantovani for county executive in the upcoming Democratic primary. The election will be held Tuesday, Aug. 4, with Mantovani and county Assessor Jake Zimmerman challenging County Executive Sam Page for the Democratic nod. “As a civic ...

Page, Trakas file to run again; both will have three challengers

Page, Trakas file to run again; both will have three challengers

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

April 2, 2020

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page will face three challengers in the Democratic primary this August, and Councilman Ernie Trakas also has three challengers for his 6th District seat. Filing for county, state and federal offices for the Aug. 4 primary began in February and ended Tuesday. County exec...

Candidate filing underway for Aug. 4 primary

Candidate filing underway for Aug. 4 primary

February 27, 2020

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page will face two challengers in the Democratic primary this August. Page, county Assessor Jake Zimmerman and Ladue businessman Mark Mantovani all filed Tuesday for the Democratic nomination for the county executive’s post. Also filing for the county’s top spot ...

Mantovani running for county executive again

Mantovani talks with Amy Stuber of Creve Coeur and John Snodgrass of Richmond Heights. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

February 19, 2020

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Businessman Mark Mantovani officially launched his campaign for the Democratic nomination for St. Louis County executive, challenging current County Executive Sam Page and county Assessor Jake Zimmerman in what is now a three-way race for the ...

Hoffman is challenging Gregory for Legislature in 2020 rematch

Hoffman is challenging Gregory for Legislature in 2020 rematch

February 11, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Missouri state Rep. David Gregory, R-Sunset Hills, will again have competition for his legislative seat in 2020, with Democrat Erica Hoffman mounting another challenge in the 96th District. Hoffman formally kicked off her campaign for...

Top 10 Stories of the Year: Merger, Stenger and trolley place regionalism on St. Louis center stage

Top 10 Stories of the Year: Merger, Stenger and trolley place regionalism on St. Louis center stage

January 9, 2020

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com With the leaked news that nonprofit organization Better Together was proposing a sweeping city-county merger that would merge St. Louis County and St. Louis city into one new “megacity” that would be one of the largest cities in the nat...

Vowing transparency, Page will mount bid next year to stay county executive

Vowing transparency, Page will mount bid next year to stay county executive

November 26, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County Executive Sam Page announced last week that he would be seeking election in 2020 to maintain his position as the head of the county, pointing out the work his administration has done since taking office to restore trust...

Our Call: Race for county executive is a democratic win already

Our Call: Race for county executive is a democratic win already

November 7, 2019

Editorial  We welcome the news last week that county Assessor Jake Zimmerman is jumping into the Democratic primary race for county executive. So far, Zimmerman is the only candidate officially in the race, but County Executive Sam Page kicks off his campaign Nov. 21. Page has the advantage of cur...

Jake Zimmerman will challenge Sam Page for county executive in 2020

Pictured above: St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman takes questions from residents during his third town-hall appearance about last year’s property assessments at the Affton Community Center.

October 29, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Jake Zimmerman, who has served as St. Louis County’s assessor for eight years, is launching a campaign for St. Louis County executive, challenging County Executive Sam Page. Zimmerman and Page are both Democrats and would face off in the August...

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