Kratky Resigns State Rep Seat

As expected, State Rep. Fred Kratky has resigned. According to an email obtained by, written from St. Louis City Elections Director Scott Leiendecker to the Governor’s Office, Kratky resigned “on or about Friday, June 29.” We reported last week that Kratky, who resides in the City of St. Louis, had been making moves to […]

Charges Filed in Failed 2005 Recall

BREAKING NEWS — READ IT HERE FIRST Nearly two years after the allegations were first made, the Circuit Attorney’s office filed charges today against the people alleged to have forged the signatures of 22nd Ward residents — some of them dead ones — in the failed attempt to recall Alderman Jeffery Boyd. Petitioners Linda Rogers, […]

Ball in Williamson’s Court

PUB DEF EXCLUSIVE In the matter of whether the name of a candidate for alderman should be removed from the ballot less than two weeks before the election, the Election Board today opted to leave it up to to the courts. As we reported yesterday, supporters of Alderman Frank Williamson (D-26th Ward) sent at letter […]