City Hall http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis officials endorse Montee for lieutenant governor http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-officials-endorse-montee-lieutenant-governor <p>St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and other local leaders are endorsing Susan Montee in her campaign for Lieutenant Governor. None of the four Democrats in the race for the office are from St. Louis -- Missouri&#39;s largest voting bloc. Thus,&nbsp;Montee&#39;s&nbsp;endorsement from St. Louis city officials gives her a strong lead as she seeks the nomination.</p><p>Montee, the former state auditor, kicked off her campaign at St. Louis City Hall Tuesday saying she knows how to fight for veterans and seniors.</p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 22:02:04 +0000 Joseph Leahy 3026 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis officials endorse Montee for lieutenant governor Another incumbent out at City Hall http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/another-incumbent-out-city-hall <p>Another incumbent alderman has lost his seat at City Hall.</p><p><a href="http://www.fredheitert.com/bio.htm">Fred Heitert</a>, a 32-year members of the Board of Aldermen and for many years its only Republican, lost his re-election bid by 48 votes to Democrat <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/political-fix/article_f3945f74-2a33-11e0-b60b-00127992bc8b.html">Larry Arnowitz</a>,&nbsp;a longtime city employee.</p> Wed, 06 Apr 2011 04:59:30 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 880 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Another incumbent out at City Hall Upset in 24th Ward primary; voter turnout below 7 percent http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/upset-24th-ward-primary-voter-turnout-below-7-percent <p><strong>Updated at 12:30 p.m. Wed. with correct percentages</strong></p><p><strong>Updated with final unofficial results at 10:30 p.m.</strong></p><p>A former St. Louis alderman who was recalled from office in 2005 over his support for controversial&nbsp;development projects in his south city ward seems poised to take his old seat back in April.</p> Wed, 09 Mar 2011 01:38:13 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 686 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Upset in 24th Ward primary; voter turnout below 7 percent