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Vote St Louis – Ernie Trakas can continue on St. Louis County Council, judge rules

CLAYTON • St. Louis County Councilman Ernie Trakas did not violate the county charter by performing contract legal work for outstate school districts, and does not have to vacate his seat, a judge ruled...

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Vote St Louis – Disenfranchisement of South County ENDS, Trakas says

After being sworn in last week, new 6th District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, promises that south county residents no longer have to worry that they have no voice in Clayton."The disenfranchisement of the...

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Vote St Louis – New year, new ballgame in St. Louis County Council chambers

Mike O’Mara’s tenure as a St. Louis County Council member was in its final moments Tuesday when 7th District Councilman Mark Harder of west St. Louis County asked the chair — O’Mara — for...

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Vote St Louis – November 02, 2016 Newspaper endorses Trakas for 6th District County Council seat

Two strong candidates are seeking election to the 6th District County Council seat in the Tuesday, Nov. 8, election.Oakville attorney Ernie Trakas, a Republican political newcomer, and former Rep. Pat Yaeger, D-Lemay, hope to...

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Vote St Louis – November 02, 2016 Voters here could chart course of county government for years

The showdown next week between Ernie Trakas and Patricia "Pat" Yaeger for the 6th District County Council seat, or the "mayor of south county," could chart the course of county government for years.If Oakville...

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Vote St Louis – November 02, 2016 South county voters have chance to restore their voice in Clayton

We will have many issues and candidates to choose from on Nov. 8, but none more important than the 6th District County Council race.After almost 10 years of pay-to-play and rubber-stamp politics in south...

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Vote St Louis – South County Council Member plans to seek public hearing on controversial development

CLAYTON • The St. Louis County Council member representing South County said Tuesday that he would pursue a hearing to allow critics the opportunity to air concerns about the proposed development of a 232-unit...

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Vote St Louis – Councilman’s performance in office merits failing grade

Being an elected official carries with it some huge responsibilities. First and foremost, an elected official is responsible for representing the citizens living within his or her political subdivision. That includes a willingness to meet...

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Vote St Louis – MFPD asks county to delay public hearing on Berra plan

Officials from the Mehlville Fire Protection District are asking the county to hold off on considering an apartment complex proposed in Concord because of the difficulties fire trucks will encounter trying to access the...

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