With the passage of Proposition D in St. Louis on Nov. 3, political analysts say 74% of Black voters are more likely to hit the polls in March and April for the municipal election.
Cara Spencer, Lewis Reed also expected to run against incumbent Lyda Krewson
In a country that is polarized and hurt by Covid-19 and a divisive leadership, a massive turnout of voters resulted in a close election where Democrat Joe Biden was pushed across the finish line by large majorities of voters of color.
Saturday, November 7, 2020, 8:30pm Wilmington, Delaware
'It must be a moment for leading with radical love'
Joe Biden has taken the lead substantially over Donald Trump with 99% of the Pennsylvania vote counted, leaving no doubt that he will earn their 20 College electorate votes, which will give him a total of 273, passing the 270 needed to become the 46th U.S. president.
Around 3:30 a.m. this morning, electronic tallies placed Biden ahead of Trump in Georgia with 99% of the vote counted. Similar scenarios are playing out in Pennsylvania and Arizona. However, in Georgia, if this trend continues, voters will have flipped the state from Republican red to Democr…
No matter who is finally declared the victor of Tuesday’s presidential race, African Americans will still be in a losing position. The election results will not erase the damage done to a people that have been historically denied education, health, housing, and economic opportunities for cen…
Thursday afternoon, November 4, 2020, Tishaura O. Jones announced her candidacy for mayor of the City of St. Louis. She made the announcement in Ivory Perry Park in the city's West End neighborhood.
Democratic candidate Alissia Canady lost her bid Tuesday night to become Missouri Lt. Governor.
Voters in the City of St. Louis decided on Tuesday that they want to fund early childhood education and make municipal elections more competitive. They passed Proposition R 71532 votes (56.13%) to 55903 (43.87%), and they passed Proposition D by an even more decisive margin of 86097 votes (6…
With 100% of precincts reporting and a 78.07% voter turnout in St. Louis County, unofficial results from the St. Louis County Board of Elections show a decisive win by Dr. Sam Page for the unexpired term as county executive that ends in 2022. Page, a Democrat, won by 58.17% with 302,087 vote…
It’s official: Cori Bush will become the first Black congresswoman Missouri sends to Congress.
St. Louis County Executive Sam Page hit the road early Tuesday to speak with voters in line early after casting his own ballot at First Church of Christ Scientist. During a stop at Parkway West High School, he spoke about how the country needs to get back to productive political dialogue.
Cori Bush cast her ballot early Tuesday morning, standing in line among the first people to arrive at the Teamsters Local 6 polling place.
Circuit Attorney and City Board of Elections to Work in Tandem to Address and Prevent Voter Intimidation and HarassmentVoters Who Witness Any Potential Illegal Activity Should Call Joint Hotline at 314.309.8344
Please be aware that you'll be asked for your i.d. if you're dropping off an absentee ballot on Monday, November 2, at a designated polling place during permissible hours (please see below). Your sealed ballot will be stamped and you will need to write your name, your relationship to voter …
Consider who appointed the judges on your ballot and get a snapshot of their career and campaign contributions by searching their names on Ballotpedia.org before you vote - type their name and the word "Ballotpedia" for quick access.
The St. Louis County polling places closed today (Friday, October 30) at 4:30pm for absentee ballot drop-offs. They are open from 9am-1pm on Saturday, October 31, and until 5pm on Monday, November 2, for dropping off absentee ballots.
Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson showed his support of gubernatorial candidate Nicole Galloway on Wednesday as the two toured EyeSeeMe, a Black-owned children’s bookstore in U. City.
The underlining operating principle of cable television news is not to inform viewers but to attract viewers because basically they’re in the business of selling advertising and people who buy advertising are primarily concerned with the size of the viewing audience.
Democratic challenger says AG is blocking prosecution reform in Missouri
What more can possibly be said to persuade people of the need to vote Donald J. Trump out of the White House by voting in the ticket of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris? Trump is a white nationalist, a racist, a traitor, a xenophobe, a misogynist, a science denier and a liar who has dishonored ev…
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‘Culturally competent leadership is necessary in Missouri'
Shortly after the presidential debate between president Donald J. Trump and Democratic nominee and former vice president Joe R. Biden ended, Rachel Maddow of MSNBC declared Kristen Welker the winner.
Missouri residents voting by mail must return those ballots by U.S. mail only after an appeals court sided with Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft on Wednesday and upheld the law that was challenged in a district court.
The directors of St. Louis County Board of Elections on Wednesday unveiled a new app voters can use while casting their ballot during the November 3 election.
The St. Louis American Foundation awarded a record $1.95 million in scholarship and education grants at the 2020 Salute to Excellence in Education Scholarship and Awards ceremony, which was held virtually on October 16 and 17. Traditionally a gala dinner, the 33rd annual Salute was celebrate…
Absentee and mail-in voting for the November 3 general election are underway in Missouri. At the top of the ticket under the choices for U.S. presidential ticket is the contest for Missouri governor between unelected Republican incumbent Gov. Mike Parson and Nicole Galloway, currently the el…
There was a point in that messy first presidential debate when Black folks were spectators as three old white men — Donald Trump, Joe Biden and the moderator, Chris Wallace — talked about African Americans in a discussion of race in America from a White perspective. What was on full display …
All summer and into the fall, the Rev. Michelle Higgins has set aside any thought of leisurely weekends with her family. Instead, she and her two children have been out knocking on doors.
Just weeks before Election Day, with millions of people voting already, the Black vote is being attacked from every angle.
After two weeks of debate and dozens of public comments, the St. Louis County Council on Tuesday voted 4-3 to accept a $2 million election grant from the Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL).