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Missouri General Assembly
5:15 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Nixon Calls Special Elections For Vacant House Seats

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Gov. Jay Nixon has called special elections for three vacant seats in the Missouri House. 

Nixon scheduled elections on Aug. 5 for the 67th, 120th and 151st House districts. The north St. Louis County-based 67th District became vacant after state Rep. Steve Webb, D-Florissant, resigned after he was charged with campaign finance-related violations.

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10:44 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Mo. State Rep. Carter Will Fill Late Uncle’s Seat On Board Of Aldermen

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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.

Carter said it’s a bitter sweet victory and his first order of business is to tackle what he views as a cycle of joblessness and crime in his ward.  

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3:10 pm
Fri September 16, 2011

Ford-Griffin to leave St. Louis Board of Aldermen for mayor's office

Ald. April Ford-Griffin, who has represented the 5th Ward since 1997, will resign her seat Sept. 30 to become the head of the city's Civil Rights Enforcement Agency.
(photo courtesy of the city of St. Louis)

Ald. April Ford-Griffin, who took over as chairman of the St. Louis city budget committee this year, is leaving the aldermanic chambers for the Mayor's office.

Mayor Francis Slay announced on Friday that Ford-Griffin, who has served as the Fifth Ward alderwoman since 1997, will be the new director of the city's Civil Rights Enforcement Agency, which Slay called a "vitally important agency." The former director, Ruby L. Bonner, retired on July 1.

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