VIDEO: Team Reed on E-Day

On Election Day, Aldermanic President candidate Lewis Reed, License Collector Mike McMillan, State Rep. Rodney Hubbard, and Alderman-elect Marlene Davis made their way around the city on an old-fashion trolley, shaking hands from barbershops to gas stations and picking up last-minute votes. Keep up with St. Louis politics at

Green on Yesterday’s Election

The following is a statement from Comptroller Darlene Green on the March 2007 primary: “Congratulations to Lewis on this historic victory. I look forward to working with him on E & A and at the Board of Aldermen to continue moving the entire city forward. I’d like to thank Jim Shrewsbury for all his years […]


In the biggest political upset in recent memory, Lewis Reed has defeated Jim Shrewsbury to become the next President of the Board of Aldermen. Reed’s victory makes him the first African-American Aldermanic President ever elected in the City of St. Louis. THE FINAL UNOFFICIAL NUMBERS: JAMES F. SHREWSBURY — 12,687 — 46.18%LEWIS E. REED — […]