Photos From 2018 Women’s March

Information on Saturday’s Women’s March On St. Louis

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Upcoming Board President & Aldermen Candidates Forums

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6:45 pm Thursday, January 24th
Carpenter Library, 3309 S Grand
Open to the Public
 
6:45 pm Thursday, January 24th
20th Ward & 25th Ward Democrats of St. Louis City
Candidates Forum
Feasting Fox, 4200 S Grand
Open to the Public
 
4 pm Saturday, January 26th
Sponsored by Action St. Louis and ArchCity Defenders, Inc.
Harris Stowe University
Open to the Public
 
6 pm Wednesday, February 13th
Sponsored by Forward Through Ferguson, FOCUS St. Louis, Trailnet et al
A Livestream & Watch Party
 
8 pm Wednesday, February 13th
The Royale 3132 S Kingshighway
Open to the Public

Filing Closes 5 pm Tuesday For School Board

schoolboardelectionFiling closes January 15th for the April 2nd St. Louis City School Board Election. Two School Board members will be elected on April 2nd seats presently held by Katie Wessling and Charli Cooksey

School Board Candidates, Most Current Filing List

School Board members are elected at-large by non-partisan ballot.

St. Louis City Elected School Board webpage

7th Ward Independent Democrats will sponsor a School Board Candidate Survey. Previous School Board Candidate Survey.

Next Elected School Meeting is 6:30 pm Tuesday, January 22nd at SLPS Central Office. Agenda should be posted here. 

Next Appointed (St. Louis Public Schools) Special Administrative Board Meeting is Thursday, January 17th in Room 108, SLPS Administrative Building, 801 N 11th. Agenda should be posted here.

Here is some basic information about filing for School Board.

Where and When to File: Filing is done at the St. Louis City Board of Election Commissioners, 300 N. Tucker between 8 am and 5 pm Weekdays.

Qualifications for running for School Board:

  • Must be a resident of the City of St. Louis for at least three years.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen for at least three years.
  • Must be a Registered Voter in the City of St. Louis.
  • Must be at least 24 years of age.
  • Must not owe any taxes.
  • Must not have an interest in any contract with or claim against the School Board, either directly or indirectly.
  • Must not be registered or required to be registered as a sex offender.
  • Must not have been found guilty of or pled guilty to a felony or misdemeanor under the federal laws of the United States.
  • Must not have been found guilty to or pled guilty to a felony under the laws of Missouri.
  • Must not have been found guilty to or pled guilty to an offense committed in another state that would be considered a felony in Missouri.
  • Must file a Personal Financial Disclosure Statement.
    Must file Campaign Finance Reports with Missouri Ethics Commission.
  • Filing Fee: $100

Missouri School Board Association’s A Candidate’s Guide to Running for the School Board

Monday Night Soulard Special Business (Tax) District Safety Meeting

6:30 pm Monday, January 14, 2019
Soulard Special Business District
Soulard Station, 1911 S 12th
Open to the Public

Online Notice at organization’s website

No Notice on City Calendar

SSBD is the special taxing district created in 1994 and funded by a property tax for extra security for Soulard. Boundaries
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SSBD is not the Soulard Restoration Group Safety Committee which meets last Mondays of the month at Soulard Station, 1911 S 12th.

SSBD is not the petition group working on a Soulard Community Improvement District to be funded with a sales tax.

5 pm Friday Filing Deadline: Primary Candidates for BOA and BOA President

run4officeJanuary 4, 2019: Filing Ends @ Board of Election, 300 N Tucker

January 22, 2019: Absentee Voting Begins

February 6, 2019: Voter Registration Deadline

March 4, 2019 Municipal Election

Current Candidates

Candidate Requirements

Board of Aldermen President
Term: 4 Years
Salary: $80,000
Filing Fee: 1% of Salary
Age Requirement: Must be at least 30 years of age
Citizenship: Must be at least 5 years a U.S. Citizen
Voter: Must be a registered voter of the City
City Residency: Must be at least 5 years a City resident
Criminal Record: Must not have been convicted of malfeasance in office, bribery, or other corrupt practice or crime
Taxes: Must File a Candidate’s Affidavit of Tax Payments. Must not be delinquent in the payment of any taxes on the place of residence as stated in the Declaration of Candidacy
Personal Financial Disclosure: Must File
Campaign Finance: Must File Reports

Aldermen for Even Numbered Wards
Term: 4 Years
Salary: $37,000
Filing Fee: 1% of Salary
Age Requirement: Must be at least 25 years of age
Citizenship: Must be at least 5 years a U.S. Citizen
Voter: Must be a registered voter of the Ward
City Residency: Must be at least 3 years a City resident
Ward Residency: Must be at least 1 year a Ward resident
Criminal Record: Must not have been convicted of malfeasance in office, bribery, or other corrupt practice or crime
Taxes: Must File a Candidate’s Affidavit of Tax Payments. Must not be delinquent in the payment of any taxes on the place of residence as stated in the Declaration of Candidacy
Personal Financial Disclosure: Must File
Campaign Finance: Must File Reports