Group pushes for change for new voting system
Mar21

Group pushes for change for new voting system

In 2017, Lyda Krewson won the Democratic nomination for mayor — and with it, the office of mayor — with 32 percent of the vote. This month Lewis Reed snatched the Democratic nomination for president of the Board of Aldermen with 36 percent of the vote. Now an advocacy group is pushing to change the city’s election law to require that all candidates for St. Louis elected office win more than 50 percent of the vote in a...

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