special election http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Nixon Calls Special Elections For Vacant House Seats http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-calls-special-elections-vacant-house-seats <p>Gov. Jay Nixon has called special elections for three vacant seats in the Missouri House.&nbsp;</p><p>Nixon scheduled elections on Aug. 5 for the 67<sup>th</sup>, 120<sup>th</sup> and 151<sup>st</sup> House districts. The north St. Louis County-based 67<sup>th</sup> District became vacant after state Rep. Steve Webb, D-Florissant, <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-state-rep-steve-webb-resigns-after-accusations-stealing">resigned after he was charged with campaign finance-related violations.</a></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 23:15:18 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 33409 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Calls Special Elections For Vacant House Seats Mo. State Rep. Carter Will Fill Late Uncle’s Seat On Board Of Aldermen http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-state-rep-carter-will-fill-late-uncle-s-seat-board-aldermen-0 <p></p><p>State Rep. Chris Carter won a special election on Tuesday to fill the seat left open on the St. Louis Board of Aldermen after his uncle, Alderman Greg Carter, died in a traffic accident two months ago.</p><p>Carter said it’s a bitter sweet victory and&nbsp;his first order of business is to tackle what he views as a cycle of joblessness and crime in his ward. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 03:44:34 +0000 Tim Lloyd 5467 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. State Rep. Carter Will Fill Late Uncle’s Seat On Board Of Aldermen Ford-Griffin to leave St. Louis Board of Aldermen for mayor's office http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ford-griffin-leave-st-louis-board-aldermen-mayors-office <p>Ald. April Ford-Griffin, who took over as chairman of the St. Louis city budget committee this year, is leaving the aldermanic chambers <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/political-fix/article_c4be10dc-e072-11e0-9c83-001a4bcf6878.html">for the Mayor&#39;s office</a>.</p> Fri, 16 Sep 2011 20:10:32 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2070 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ford-Griffin to leave St. Louis Board of Aldermen for mayor's office