13th Ward http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Murphy Wins 13th Ward Race To Replace Wessels http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/murphy-wins-13th-ward-race-replace-wessels <p><strong>Update: &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Democrat Beth Murphy won Tuesday's special election by a relatively large margin, as least by percentage standards. Murphy ended up with 79 percent of the vote compared to Republican Conan Prendergast's 20 percent.</p><p>The total number of ballots cast yesterday? 442.</p><p><strong>Original story:</strong></p><p>Voters in St. Louis' 13th&nbsp;Ward will have a chance to pick their next alderman in Tuesday's special election.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 02:39:01 +0000 Chris McDaniel 35621 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Murphy Wins 13th Ward Race To Replace Wessels Murphy May Have Inside Track For Soon-To-Be-Vacant 13th Ward Seat http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/murphy-may-have-inside-track-soon-be-vacant-13th-ward-seat <p>As St. Louis Alderman Fred Wessels<a href="https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/33917/wessels_slay_cda_appointment_"> prepares to leave his post to lead the city’s Community Development Association</a>, a long-time committeewoman is primed to take his aldermanic seat.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 19:29:33 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 32748 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Murphy May Have Inside Track For Soon-To-Be-Vacant 13th Ward Seat