Adam Paul

Primary Election 2014
11:15 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Partisan Fights In Two County Council Districts Add Spice to Aug. 5 Ballot

Ellisville Mayor Adam Paul
Credit Jason Rosenbaum/St. Louis Public Radio

In the west St. Louis County contest for the open 7th District seat on the St. Louis County Council, Ballwin Alderman Mark Harder has received the endorsements of a number of Republican heavy-hitters, including retiring Councilman Greg Quinn and state Auditor Tom Schweich. 

But his chief rival for the GOP nomination – Ellisville Mayor Adam Paul – believes that support may backfire and help Paul, who embraces his own renegade image after he beat back an impeachment effort in 2013.

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On the Trail
10:19 pm
Sun May 11, 2014

As City-County Merger Study Unfolds, Some Municipal Leaders Are Speaking Out

Ellisville Mayor Adam Paul is one of numerous municipal officials who are speaking out against a city-county merger.
Jason Rosenbaum/St. Louis Public Radio

Ellisville Mayor Adam Paul is no stranger to fighting city hall.

At this point last year, Paul was clawing his way back into office after a high-profile – and at-times bizarre – impeachment saga. Despite an intense and expensive effort from his political adversaries to remove him, Paul eventually kept his job as mayor. His town has generally been out of the headlines ever since.

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St. Louis County Council
5:59 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Ellisville Mayor Files For St. Louis County Council As Area Republicans Regroup

Ellisville Mayor Adam Paul
Credit Jo Mannies/St. Louis Public Radio

Ellisville Mayor Adam Paul, who was at the center of a high-profile effort last year to oust him from office, is now seeking to be elected to a new job on the St. Louis County Council.

Paul filed Monday afternoon for the 7th District seat that’s now open, since longtime incumbent Greg Quinn announced that he wasn’t seeking re-election this fall.

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Politics
11:23 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

Paul Removed From Office

Former Ellisville Mayor Adam Paul during an impeachment hearing on Monday, April 8, 2013
Credit Tim Lloyd / St. Louis Public Radio

The Ellisville City Council  has voted to remove Mayor Adam Paul from office on the grounds that he overreached the authority given to him by the city’s charter.

But it’s unlikely that the fight between Paul and the city is finished.

After Paul’s attorney, Chet Pleban, ended his closing statement he told the city council that the was going home to watch the NCAA men’s basketball championship game.

He said he already knew the council would find Paul guilty.

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