Robin Wright Jones http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Democratic primary in 5th state Senate race could cost St. Louis a 'black' seat http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/democratic-primary-5th-state-senate-race-could-cost-st-louis-black-seat <p>In 1961, Theodore McNeal, an official with the union representing Pullman porters, went to Jefferson City as the Senator from the 7th District.</p><p>Since then, the city of St. Louis has always had at least one black state senator. But redistricting and term limits may put that 52-year-streak in jeopardy.</p><p> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 11:35:00 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 4207 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Democratic primary in 5th state Senate race could cost St. Louis a 'black' seat