Tag: mayor

St. Louis Democratic nominee Lyda Krewson speaks toward goals as mayor

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – St. Louis alderwoman and Democratic nominee for mayor Lyda Krewson appeared on the March 12th episode of This Week In Missouri Politics to speak on her recent victory and goals moving forward. Regarding her influence, Krewson intends to improve the City of St. Louis for the […]

Franks will not run for St. Louis mayor as write-in candidate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Citing dissatisfaction with the results of Tuesday’s primary, State Rep. Bruce Franks Jr. announced Thursday that he would launch a write-in campaign to become St. Louis’ next mayor Hours later, he said he isn’t running. I’m not running Good Luck to all of the candidates! Video […]

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 […]

Jones officially announces bid in St. Louis mayoral race

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis City Treasurer Tishaura Jones held her first official mayoral campaign event Tuesday night at the Exodus Art Gallery in St. Louis. Jones has been championed by a strong contingent of supporters for months to take over longtime Mayor Francis Slay’s position, and Tuesday’s event showed […]

Slay decides not to seek reelection, ends historic era at St. Louis City Hall

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, the longest serving and one of the most successful mayors in city history, announced Friday that he would not seek re-election in 2017, ending a 16-year run. The announcement caps a triumphant week for Slay after the NGA announced it would stay in St. Louis […]

TWMP: Auditor Nicole Galloway and the Missouri Republican Presidential Primary

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn welcomes first-time guest Auditor Nicole Galloway to talk about her first year in office, the crazy week in the Missouri Senate – including her pride in Senate Democrats for filibustering and her personal opposition to SJR 39 – and […]

One on One with Jon Dalton, Mayor of Town and Country

Jon Dalton has served as the Mayor of Town & Country since 2005.  Prior to that time, he sat on the Board of Alderman, having defeated the incumbent by approximate 70 percent, and when the then-current mayor did not seek reelection, Dalton was recruited for the office.  In his contested […]