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St. Louis City Treasurer Tishaura Jones meets with constituents in the mayor's race. (Courtesy of the Tishaura Jones for Mayor campaign)

Jones moves into second in mayor’s race, but Krewson maintains large lead

ST. LOUIS – Alderwoman Lyda Krewson still holds a strong lead on the St. Louis mayor’s race, but for the second week in a row, St. Louis City Treasurer Tishaura Jones made gains in the poll – enough to move into second place. Jones gained another 3 percent of eligible voters to move to 16

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Campaign contribution law bans corporation donations to all candidates

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The new implementation of Missouri’s campaign contribution law could potentially present problems for candidates at local levels. The new law passed during the November election by a large margin of Missouri voters places limits and rules on how candidates and committees can accept donations, including how much can be donated. Perhaps


Jones gets bump, but Krewson still leads in latest poll

ST. LOUIS – The latest poll from The Missouri Times commissioned by Remington Research Group has good news for the two women in the Democratic Primary. St. Louis City Treasurer Tishaura Jones received a 5-point bump to 13 percent, putting her within the margin of error of second and third place candidates President of the

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Kander endorses Jones for STL mayor

ST. LOUIS – If St. Louis City Treasurer Tishaura Jones needed to shore up her status as the go-to progressive candidate in the St. Louis mayoral election, an old friend may have just given her some help on that front. Former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander officially endorsed Jones in a video he posted to

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Slay endorses Krewson as she gains momentum in mayoral race

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay made an official endorsement for his replacement: frontrunner Alderman Lyda Krewson. The announcement came via a television ad Thursday morning. Krewson also continues to lead in the race, according to the latest weekly Missouri Times poll. In fact, the alderwoman grew her lead four points over the rest of


Martin looks to transition into elected office in run for alderman

ST. LOUIS – Sarah Wood Martin, a background operator in the Missouri Democratic political scene for years, has decided to step out into the open by launching her own bid for public office. Martin announced her candidacy for alderman of St. Louis’ 11th Ward Jan. 6. “After this last election, the November election, I felt

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Krewson maintains lead, soccer stadium faces uphill fight, new poll says

ST. LOUIS – Alderwoman Lyda Krewson strengthened her grip on the St. Louis mayoral race, according to a new poll from the Missouri Times and Remington Research Group. While last week’s poll showed Krewson with 27 percent of the vote, she now holds 29 percent of the electorate according to Thursday’s poll. President of the

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Krewson breaks from pack in busy week of St. Louis mayoral race

With less than two months until polls open for the municipal election primaries in St. Louis, the four top mayoral candidates have continued campaigning for the top spot. A Missouri Times poll Thursday found Alderman Lyda Krewson had a commanding lead in the election with 27 percent of the vote. Board of Alderman President Lewis Reed


Missouri Times poll finds Krewson leading field for St. Louis mayor

ST. LOUIS – A poll commissioned by the Missouri Times and performed by the Remington Research Group found Alderman Lyda Krewson has a firm lead in the St. Louis mayor’s race with 27 percent of the vote. While 26 percent of voters remain undecided, Krewson’s lead puts her atop other top contenders like President of