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Major endorsements flow into St. Louis mayoral race

Major endorsements flow into St. Louis mayoral race

Krewson falls slightly, but still on top, in latest poll Alderwoman Lyda Krewson still reigns supreme in the latest poll from The Missouri Times and Remington Research Group. She fell one point from last week to 33 percent, which still puts her well ahead of the rest of the three major candidates. St. Louis City


Franks-Hubbard election controversy may give Republicans leverage on photo voter ID

ST. LOUIS – An investigation from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch alleged Wednesday that Rep. Penny Hubbard, D-St. Louis, and her campaign may have committed substantial absentee voter fraud in her Aug. 2 primary election win over challenger Bruce Franks. The report has elicited strong responses from political figures and raised questions about the photo voter ID measure


Why was Jason Kander removed from an editorial?

ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Republican Party is questioning a change in a Thursday editorial from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch regarding “absentee-vote ballot abuse.” Upon publishing, the editorial called out Secretary of State Jason Kander for failing to address the issue of possible of absentee ballot fraud the Franks/Hubbard primary. Franks was ahead in the polls until absentee ballots

This Week in Missouri Politics: June 6, 2016 

After taking a few months paternity leave, I am back with Texts from the Trail, only in its new and updated form, under the This Week in Missouri Politics flag. It just seems like a more natural space, and we hope you will enjoy the column as much as we do working on it.  It looks

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More questions arise over language in childhood education petition

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Raise Your Hands for Kids (RHY4K) has spent the better part of the last six months gathering signatures for an initiative petition that seeks to raise taxes on cigarettes to better fund early childhood education. However, a number of people within the Capitol have come out in opposition to measure because of provisions