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Missouri Side of St. Louis Region Voting on November 7th

October 16, 2017 Featured, Politics/Policy No Comments
Vintage photo of the former offices of the St. Louis Board of Election Commissioners. From my collection

Three weeks from tomorrow (11/7/17) voters on the Missouri side of the St. Louis region will go to the polls to vote on various issues and, in one case, fill a vacant seat. Missouri voters will need to Show It 2 Vote.

City of St. Louis: 2nd Ward

Voters in the 2nd Ward will elect someone to finish the term left vacant when Dionne Flowers was appointed Registrar.  There are 3 candidates running in the special election:

  • LISA MIDDLEBROOK – DEM
  • ELSTON K. MCCOWAN – GRN
  • JASMINE TURNAGE – IND

City of St. Louis: Citywide

Voters in every ward will decide if Proposition P passes or fails. The ballot language reads:

Shall the City of St. Louis impose a sales tax at a rate of one half of one percent , solely for the purpose of providing revenues for the operation of the department of public safety, including hiring more police officers police and firefighter compensation, and enhanced law enforcement services? 

Last week Mayor Krewson picked Judge Jimmie Edwards to head Public Safety.

St. Louis County

Voters in the follow part of the county will vote on propositions.

  • Beverly Hills
  • Brentwood
  • Pagedale
  • Pine Lawn
  • St. John
  • Rittenhour School District
  • Eureka Fire Protection District
  • Metro West Fire Protection District
  • Riverview Fire Protection District
  • Glasgow Light District
  • Chesterfield Valley Transportation Development District

See the ballot issues here.

St. Charles County

Voters in parts of St. Charles County will decide on annexation by Dardenne Prairie. Dardenne Prairie voters will also vote on the annexation issues as well as a sales tax for parks. See issues here.

Jefferson County

The Jefferson County Election Authority website doesn’t list any upcoming elections, though that seems unlikely.

Illinois

No November 7th election in Madison County IL or St. Clair County IL

— Steve Patterson

 

 

 

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