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Members of the St. Louis County Democratic Central Committee met on June 8, 2019, in Bridgeton to choose the party's 2nd District nominee.
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There typically aren’t many high-profile or high-stakes elections for St. Louis County government in odd-number years.

But with two resignations for the St. Louis County Council, 2019 is proving to be an exception.

Voters will have a chance on Aug. 6 to shape the legislative body that’s proven vital for a county executive’s success. It will also be an opportunity for Democrats to retake control of the council in a county that’s become less favorable to Republican candidates in recent years.

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Hazelwood Mayor Matt Robinson is stepping down from his other political post as chairman of the St. Louis County Democratic Central Committee.

But he’s staying on as a member of the Missouri Democratic Central Committee and as a member of the Democratic National Committee.