Tuesday Debate Watch Parties

DemDebateRSVP if Event Info request. Advise showing up by 6ish to get a seat. Tip your server generously.

Please Boycott the event sponsored by Missouri Democratic Party and St. Louis City Democratic Central Committee and instead patronize these responsible establishments and sponsors.

Join 24th Ward Progressive Democrats @ The Third Rail, 5625 Manchester. Event Info

Join Elizabeth Warren supporters in Midtown @ TURN Restaurant, 3224 Locust. Event Info

Join Elizabeth Warren supporters in South City @ Lulu’s Ping Pong Bar, 3201 S Grand. Event Info

Join STL DSA for Bernie @ Earthbound Brewing, 2724 Cherokee. Event Info

Join Nebula & 4Hands Brewing @ 3407 S Jefferson. Event Info

Join 314 City Bar @ 1137 Washington. Event Info

Join Rationalist Society @ 4252 Westminster Pl. Event Info

— Marie Ceselski, Former 7th Ward Democratic Committeewoman

 

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Update: 78th District Election

rasheensignOctober 2nd, 9th Ward GOP Committeeman Mark Comfort opened a candidate account with Missouri Ethics Committee to run as a Write-In Candidate for 78th District State Representative Special Election on November 5th.

St. Louis City Democratic Committeepeople with precincts in the 78th District met, voted, and nominated 78th District Chair, 5th Ward Committeeman Rasheen Aldridge for the post.

No other political party committee nominated a candidate.

No one collected the 200 petition signatures necessary to run as an Independent.

As of Monday, October 14th, Comfort had not filed paperwork with Missouri Secretary of State to be a Write-In Candidate. He has a Friday, October 25th Deadline. Even if he files with SOS, he will not be on the ballot. Only Rasheen Aldridge will be on the ballot.

Voter Registration has ended for this election.

Absentee Voting is underway. Special Saturday Absentee Voting Hours @ Election Board Downtown, 9 am to 1 pm Saturday, November 2nd.

Elect Rasheen Aldridge 78th District State Representative

Tuesday-Wednesday City & County Meetings on Board of Freeholders Nominees

citycountymap24 pm Tuesday, October 15, 2019
St. Louis County Council
Meeting on County Executive Sam Page’s nominees to City-County Board of Freeholders
Meeting Notice/Agenda
Open to the Public

11:30 am Wednesday, October 16, 2019
St. Louis City Board of Aldermen
Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
Meeting to (maybe) vote on Mayor Lyda Krewsons nominees to City-County Board of Freeholders
Meeting Notice/Agenda
Open to the Public
Video of Committee’s previous meeting with Nominees

Lots of information on Board of Freeholders & News Archive 

7th Ward Committeewoman Resigns

democratic_party_logoMarie Ceselski has resigned as 7th Ward Democratic Committeewoman and from Missouri Democratic Party.

7th Ward Committeeman Marty Murray, Jr. will now nominate someone to fill the vacancy and St. Louis Democratic City Central Committee will vote to accept the nomination. City Democrats By-Laws require the vacancy to be filled by the person of choice of the remaining committeeperson.

Party Central Committees in St. Louis City will be elected at the August 4, 2020 Missouri Primary. Filing begins 8:00 am February 25, 2020 and ends at 5 pm March 31, 2020. Filing for Party committeepersons is at the City Board of Election.

Requirements to file for Democratic Party ward committeeperson in St. Louis City

  • Resident of St. Louis City and ward at least 1 year next preceding the election
  • Registered voter in St. Louis City and ward at least 1 year next preceding the election
  • $100 Filing Fee
  • Proof of Identity – Voter Identification card, Missouri driver’s license, birth certificate, or other form of certified identification
  • Candidate Affidavit on Tax Payment
  • You must file a candidate committee or exemption with Board of Election/Missouri Ethics Commission

7th Ward Independent Democrats has dissolved and is no longer registered with Missouri Ethics Commission. The organization’s website content will remain on this site but the site will now convert to 7th Ward St. Louis blog written by former Committeewoman Marie Ceselski and invited writers.

Monday Hearing on Mayor’s Freeholders Nominees

citycountymap210 am Monday, October 7, 2019
St. Louis City Board of Aldermen
Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
Public Hearing to review Mayor’s nominees to City-County Board of Freeholders
Kennedy Room, Room 208, City Hall, 1200 Market.

City Online Calendar Notice/Agenda

Lots of information relating to Board of Freeholders- news archive, Freeholders, Freeholder process, related meetings- here

Oct 9th Voter Registration Deadline for Nov 5th Special Election: 78th Dist

register-to-voteOctober 9th is Voter Registration Deadline for the 78th District Missouri House Special Election. 5th Ward Committeeman Rasheen Aldridge is the only name on the ballot.

In the 7th Ward, only Voters in Precincts 4, 5, and 6 (voting at Central Library Downtown, St. Vincent’s Hall in LaSalle Park, and Metropolitan Community Church in Soulard) are in 78th District. Voters in 7th Ward, Precincts 1, 2, 3 (voting at Sigel School in McKinley Heights) are in 79th District represented by State Rep. LaKeySha Bosley 

All Wards and Precincts located within 78th District:
2nd Ward, 6th Precinct
3rd Ward, 1st Precinct
3rd Ward, 9th Precinct
5th Ward, 2nd Precinct
5th Ward, 3rd Precinct
5th Ward, 4th Precinct
5th Ward, 5th Precinct
5th Ward, 6th Precinct
5th Ward, 8th Precinct
6th Ward, 8th Precinct
6th Ward, 9th Precinct
7th Ward, 4th Precinct
7th Ward, 5th Precinct
7th Ward, 6th Precinct
8th Ward, 6th Precinct
9th Ward, 1st Precinct
9th Ward, 3rd Precinct
9th Ward, 4th Precinct
9th Ward, 5th Precinct
9th Ward, 6th Precinct
20th Ward, 1st Precinct
20th Ward, 3rd Precinct
20th Ward, 5th Precinct
20th Ward, 6th Precinct
25th Ward, 6th Precinct

Check your Voter Registration here.

You may Register to Vote in person on Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm at St. Louis City Board of Election.  More information.

You may Register to Vote at any St. Louis Public Library, but please call ahead to ensure a Voter Registration Registrar will be available when you plan to visit.

You may Register to Vote at any Missouri Department of Revenue Fee Office, including the DMV Office in Room 111 at City Hall run by the Collector of Revenue Gregg Daly.

You may Print a Voter Registration Application, complete it, and mail it in.

78th District Absentee Voting Begins Tuesday

AbsenteeRasheenAbsentee Voting begins Tuesday, September 24th for the November 5th Special Election to fill the vacancy caused by resignation of 78th District State Rep. Bruce Franks, Jr.  In all, there are six Missouri House seats across the state with Special Elections that day.

Absentee Ballot Information including Printable Application

You can vote Absentee 8 am to 5 pm Monday-Friday at the Board of Elections, 300 North Tucker.

Special Saturday Absentee Voting Hours 9 am to 1 pm Saturday, November 2nd.

October 9th is Voter Registration Deadline for this Election.

Check your Voter Registration here

You may Register to Vote in person on Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm at St. Louis City Board of Election.  More information.

You may Register to Vote at any St. Louis Public Library, but please call ahead to ensure a Voter Registration Registrar will be available when you plan to visit.

You may Register to Vote at any Missouri Department of Revenue Fee Office, including the DMV Office in Room 111 at City Hall run by the Collector of Revenue Gregg Daly.

You may Print a Voter Registration Application, complete it, and mail it in.

At the August 22nd Deadline to file for the Special Election for 78th District, the only candidate to file was 5th Ward Democratic Committeeman Rasheen Aldridge, meaning he is unopposed for the position.

Aldridge defeated 7th Ward Committeeman Marty Murray Jr. for the nomination. Last year, Aldridge defeated Murray in his re-election bid for chairmanship of the 78th District Democratic Party Committee.

The Republican, Green, Libertarian, and Constitution Parties could have submitted a nominee but did not. No one submitted petition signatures to get on the ballot as an Independent candidate. Less than 200 signatures were needed.

In the 7th Ward, Voters in Precincts 4, 5, and 6 (voting at Central Library in Downtown, St. Vincent’s Hall in LaSalle Park, and Metropolitan Community Church in Soulard) are in 78th District. Voters in 7th Ward, Precincts 1, 2, 3 (voting at Sigel School in McKinley Heights) are in 79th District represented by State Rep. LaKeySha Bosley.