St. Louis voters go to the polls to decide whether incumbent Mayor Francis Slay deserves a fourth term.
“If you don’t like Slay because he is white-vote for Jimmie Matthews because Reed is no different than Slay!”
Lewis Reed and Francis Slay join the show on the eve of the mayoral primary election.
Democratic Director of Elections Mary Wheeler Jones says bi-partisan safeguards are in place to ensure the election is clean.
It was quite the show on this Friday, featuring Mayor Francis Slay and his mayoral challenger, Lewis Reed.
Charlie Brennan – Thursday,February 21st – Is the Post-Dispatch Favoring Slay Over Reed in Its Mayoral Race Coverage?
Charlie talks with STL Antonio French and Christopher Ave of the STL Post-Dispatch about coverage of the STL Mayoral race; and with Jennifer Chiaverini, author of “Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker”.
ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Courting the union vote, Mayoral hopeful Lewis Reed stood on the steps of city hall accusing Mayor Slay of pushing a plan to force new city hires to sign a document waiving their benefits. […]
ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The gloves are off in the mayor’s race, as challenger Lewis Reed accuses Mayor Slay of “pay-to-play” politics in awarding $32 million in “no bid” contracts to firms from which Slay received campaign money. […]
“The odds are in the mayor’s favor,” said Dave Robertson, a political science professor at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
The documentary is titled “Bootlicker” and explores the racial tension in the city since Fire Chief Sherman George was demoted.