Lewis Reed is Running For Mayor of St. Louis

Mayor Slay finally has competition in the Democratic primary (aka the only vote that matters for St. Louis City) for next years mayoral race: Lewis Reed, the president of the city’s Board of Aldermen. Reed announced his candidacy today at Sqwires restaurant in Lafayette Square. Reed termed Slay’s 12 years in office “divisive” and said he would embark on a “mission of change.” Reed said his first priority would be public safety — specifically mentioning decreasing crime rates and increasing after school programs for kids. [Read More]