To promote the work of the Eighth Ward Independent Democratic Association, City of St. Louis.
Meet your elected officials and candidates one-on-one. Hear informed speakers discuss important civic and political topics. Build better government by helping to elect well-qualified Democrats. Join us on the 3rd Thursday of the month, 7:30 pm, St. Margaret of Scotland Church basement, 39th & Flad. No meetings July, August, November, December.
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Saturday, March 18, 2017
8th Ward Dems endorsements for the April 4, 2017 municipal general election ballot
Reposting this fromNextdoor.com- our endorsements for the April 4, 2017 municipal general election in the City of St. Louis:
8 Ward Democrats Results after Discussion of April Propositions
Steve Conway from Shaw
After listening to speakers on most sides of each issue, the 8th Ward Dems members endorsed or opposed the Propositions as follows:
Prop A - Abolish Recorder of Deeds - No Prop B - Move Municipal Elections - No Prop C- Preference for Hiring City Residents - Yes
Prop 1- Metro link Sales Tax and Development - Yes Prop 2- Use Tax for Soccer Stadium- Yes
Prop NS -Property tax for Bond Issue to Preserve Vacant Bldgs - Yes
Junior College Trustee - Pat Burke
And don't forget that we endorsed 3 candidates for the elected school board at an earlier meeting: Donna Jones, James Reece and Dorothy-Rohde-Collins.