National Guard in north St. Louis? ‘Unacceptable’, says Public Safety Director
Apr10

National Guard in north St. Louis? ‘Unacceptable’, says Public Safety Director

A north side alderman is being criticized for his call for a military presence in the streets of St. Louis to address the high rate of violence. Over the weekend, Brandon Bosley, a freshman alderman who represents the 3rd Ward, shocked many by calling on Missouri Governor Mike Parson to send the National Guard to patrol the streets of St. Louis City. “We’re going to have tanks on every damn corner,” Bosley told the Post-Dispatch....

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Moore facing 3 challengers in the 4th Ward
Feb17

Moore facing 3 challengers in the 4th Ward

THE VILLE—A longtime alderman, two former committeemen, and a youthful challenger make up the race for alderman in the 4th Ward, which is home to the historic Ville neighborhood. The candidates who filed to run in the March 5 primary are incumbent and longtime alderman Samuel “Sam” Moore, former committeemen Leroy Carter and Edward McFowland, and political consultant Robert Dillard. The holder of the position will receive a salary of...

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One drops out, leaving three candidates in 26th Ward race
Feb17

One drops out, leaving three candidates in 26th Ward race

ACADEMY—The vacated seat of former 26th Ward Alderman Frank Williamson has three candidates left vying for the position on the Board of Aldermen after one dropped out last month. The three remaining candidates are Leata Price-Land, Shameem Clark Hubbard, and Jake Banton. Justin Idleburg withdrew on January 11, according to the St. Louis Board of Elections. The winner of the March 5 primary election will not face any opposition in the...

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Jeffrey Boyd challenged by Finley-McCaw in 22nd Ward
Jan31

Jeffrey Boyd challenged by Finley-McCaw in 22nd Ward

HAMILTON HEIGHTS – The race for alderman in the 22nd Ward features a ward-newcomer challenging a longtime incumbent in an area that houses two of the city’s most high-crime and blighted neighborhoods. Only two candidates, incumbent Jeffrey Boyd and challenger Tonya Finley-McCaw, filed to run in the March 5th Democratic primary. The winner will not face opposition in the April 2 general election. The holder of the position will receive...

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Two relative newcomers battling to lead the 2nd Ward
Jan31

Two relative newcomers battling to lead the 2nd Ward

RIVERVIEW — Two business owners, both relatively new to politics, are facing each other in the race for 2nd Ward Alderman. One is aiming to macro-govern, the other micro-govern in this uniquely-drawn, six-neighborhood, industrial-laden ward that borders north St. Louis County on its west end and downtown St. Louis City on the east.  The six neighborhoods that compprise the 2nd Ward are Riverview, Baden, College Hill, North Point, Near...

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