We've added candidate profiles to the 2012 election guide!
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Friday, July 13, 2012
Sue Meredith is one of two candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for the 71st state House.
Two candidates are vying for the 71st Legislative District Democratic nomination this election season. Representative Tracy McCreery, who currently represents of the 83rd District as an independent, and former Ritenour School Board member Sue Meredith hope to be elected to a two year stint in Jefferson City. State officials created the 71st legislative district during the 2011 redistricting process. It includes portions of Maryland Heights, Creve Coeur, Olivette and unincorporated St. Louis County. While both Meredith and McCreery seek the Democratic nomination, the Missouri Secretary of State’s website indicates no Republican candidate is running for the seat. Patch spoke with Meredith recently about her previous political experience. She…
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Parkway School District will provide biographical statements from each candidate on its website.
Parkway School District has three candidates running for two open seats this election season. Incumbents Helen Casteel and Beth Feldman are running to retain their seats, while newcomer Kim Appelbaum hopes to infuse the board with new blood. The district provided Patch with biographical statements on each candidate. The school district will also make the statements available on the Parkway website. We’ve compiled some basic facts on each candidate, based on these biographical statements, ranging from their previous experience on the board to their education level. Editor's Note: In the interest of fairness, we've listed the candidates in alphabetical order. Name: Kim Appelbaum Name: Helen Casteel Name: Beth Feldman Election day is April 3.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Filing for Maryland Heights' 2012 municipal elections closed at 5 p.m. on Jan. 17.
Filing for the 2012 municipal election ended at 5 p.m. on Jan. 17. A total of seven candidates will run for city office in April. Ward 1: Ward 2: Ward 3: Ward 4: One seat from each ward is up for election. Election day is April 3.
District confirms a trio of school board hopefuls will run for office in April.
Filing for the 2012 Pattonville School Board election closed Tuesday at 5 p.m. A district spokesperson confirmed three local residents will run for two seats on the school board. Election day is April 3.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Jan. 17 is the last day Maryland Heights residents can file for candidacy in the 2012 municipal election.
Tuesday, Jan. 17 is the final day to file for the 2012 Maryland Heights Municipal Election. The St. Louis County election calendar indicates filing will close at 5 p.m. As of Jan. 13, seven Maryland Heights residents had filed to run for city council spots. Incumbent Ken Gold, John Minton and Steve Leipziger will vie for the Ward 1 council seat. Incumbent Kim Baker and Howard Abrams will both run for the Ward 2 spot. Ward 3’s Chuck Caverly and Ward 4’s Jim Carver—both incumbent city council members—were the only candidates to file to run for their council seats as of Jan. 13. Election day is April 3.
Monday, December 19, 2011
Incumbent city council member sees maintaining quality of homes and businesses an important issue for the city.
Empty storefronts and buildings in Maryland Heights are a significant issue for the city, said one incumbent city council member hoping for a second term. Chuck Caverly told Maryland Heights Patch that he is ready to run for office a second time. Caverly has spent the last two years representing Ward 3 on the Maryland Heights City Council. Caverly said the city has a lot of space that’s available for rent or lease for both businesses and people looking for homes. The biggest issue the city faces, he said, is how it maintains the quality of homes, businesses and everything that goes along with that. Caverly isn’t a stranger to home and business quality consideration. Before being elected to the Ward 3 city council spot, he served on the …
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Also, Ron Paul supporters get organized in Brentwood.
Former Republican state senator Jim Talent may have decided to skip running for office this election cycle. But that doesn’t mean he’s out of the electoral arena. Talent, a Des Peres native who served in the U.S. Senate from 2003 to 2007, was one of numerous supporters of Republican and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, who spent part of last week attacking former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Gingrich has surged in the polls as of late, making him the latest unlikely GOP primary frontrunner. “The Speaker’s running as a reliable and trusted conservative leader and what we’re here to say with reluctance but clearly is that he’s not a reliable and trusted conservative leader because he’s not a reliable or trustworthy leader,” Talent …
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Parkway District incumbent files for race on day one.
Board of Education Vice-President Beth Feldman filed Tuesday in the Parkway School District race for re-election on April 3, for a 3-year term. Feldman was the first to register on first day of the filing period. January 17 at 5 p.m. is the last day to register to get on the ballot. Feldman's earliest filing time Tuesday at 8:01 a.m., will give her top billing on the ballot. Observers said Feldman was in the district parking lot not long after midnight, in order to be first in line. Feldman said earlier this year she wanted to stay on the school board. The Chesterfield resident has been on the job since her appointment in 2008, and was then re-elected the following year to a 3-year term. Board Director Helen Casteel denied last week making…
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
The Parkway Board of Education has two director positions open for the April 2012 election.
The Parkway Board of Education has two director positions open for the April 2012 election. The terms of Helen Casteel and Beth Feldman expire in April, opening up the positions. Both can file for re-election. Both openings are three-year terms. Candidate filing begins at 8 a.m. Dec. 13 and continues through 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012. Parkway Board of Education candidates must meet the following qualifications: Applicants should also provide a biography of 200 words or less and a recent photo at the time of filing. This information will be released to media and used in Parkway publications. Candidates must file in person at the Parkway Administrative Center, located at 455 N. Woods Mill Rd. in Chesterfield. Filing can be done at …