Today’s elections seem to be running smoothly according to election officials in St. Louis City, St. Louis County and St. Charles County.
A low voter turnout was predicted across the board, but some areas are seeing higher turnout than expected.
Rich Chrismer, director of elections for St. Charles County, said the county is looking at an 18 percent turnout.
More headaches for those driving west on I-64 into St. Charles County. The westbound lanes of the Daniel Boone Bridge will be closed again this weekend, from 8 p.m. tonight until 5 a.m. Monday.
The subject of jobs and how to create them was front and center at the sixth annual State of St. Louis breakfast this morning.
The chief executives of St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County and St. Clair County Illinois all say they expect a better economy in 2011 than 2010.
They all trumpeted the need to cooperate to ensure that happens.
St. Clair County executive Mark Kern wants to see the focus on one industry in particular.
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