The candidates on crime, economic development, housing, public education, transportation and regional governance.
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Four candidates, each with a record of accomplishment, are vying for the city’s top job in an election unlike any held before.
Four mayoral candidates are working to convince voters they can urgently tackle gun violence and a spiraling homicide rate.
“This is a major, major inflection point,” said Jason Hall, CEO of the region’s new civic leadership group, Greater St. Louis Inc.
The four candidates in mayoral primary on March 2 have a unique opportunity to focus on affordable housing.
Enrollment in St. Louis Public Schools dropped to around 18,000, while close to 12,000 students enrolled in charter schools.
The next mayor will influence discussions about control of St. Louis Lambert International Airport, expansion of MetroLink and city-county cooperation, among other issues.