Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Help us chronicle the day's events here in Creve Coeur with your comments and photos.
Update: By roughly 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, 253 people had cast a ballot at the Creve Coeur Government Center. By contrast, approximately 33 people had voted at Craig School by the same time. Creve Coeur Mayor Barry Glantz told Patch he was number 18 when he voted at Spoede Elementary at 7:30 a.m. How was your experience? Tell us in the comment section After months of campaigning, in races impacting the township level all the way to the halls of Congress, the time has come for voters to decide. Polls opened at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Election officials predict statewide turnout at just over 25 percent Tuesday. We'd like your help in chronicling the day. Here's how, all just by writing in the comment section: If you took a picture at your …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
St. Charles County residents say outcome of vote shows how the base of the Republican party truly feels.
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum addressed a crowd of supporters in St. Charles on Tuesday night, soon after he was declared the winner of both the nonbinding Missouri primary and the Minnesota caucuses. "Tonight, the voters in America, Missouri, Minnesota,....I hope you have been listening to our message," he said. "Mitt Romney has the same positions as Barack Obama." Santorum said he's got a pro-growth jobs message and that he cares about both the very rich and the very poor. "I care for 100 percent of America," he said. Most of his speech was aimed at Pres. Barack Obama. Santorum criticized the president's new regulation that would require health insurance to cover birth control and contraceptive services. "We were told, 'You have…
Patch was live blogging as the former Republican Senator from Pennsylvania hosted an election night party at the St. Charles Convention Center.
Rick Santorum's presidential campaign made a second stop in St. Charles County in eight days Tuesday night as the former Pennsylvania Senator held an election night party at the St. Charles Convention Center. Patch monitored activities at the event with live blog coverage. You can reply the action right here and read more Patch coverage:
Residents talk about the issues important to them, even though the primary election itself has lost some of the practical luster.
One poll worker working at Parkway Northeast Middle School wondered in jest if there had been an accident on the interstate as activity at the polls was fairly quiet Tuesday morning. At other locations around Creve Coeur, there were signs of a typical voting day, only no signs supporting candidates actually on the ballot in Tuesday's presidential preference primary. Signs backing State Representative Jill Schupp (D-Creve Coeur) were all one could see, and she won't even be on the ballot for re-election until the fall. But despite the fact that Missouri's primary on the Republican side will not be a factor in the delegate count, voters still came to make their voice known, both as a show of patriotism and as citizens concerned about the …
Here's all the information you'll need to go to the polls Tuesday.
Tuesday, voters in Missouri will make their choice in the state's Presidential preference primary. Read Here to find out why the process is non-binding in the state and what happens next. Polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m., with anyone in line at 7 p.m. still able to vote. Click Here To Find Your Polling Place As you're making your way around town, be mindful that many area schools, religious facilities and the Creve Coeur Government Center are among polling places in Creve Coeur, so you'll want to anticipate extra traffic and competition for parking. Tell us: Will you still participate in the primary, even though the result is non-binding? What are the important issues you feel candidates need to address?
Monday, February 6, 2012
Senator seeking Presidential nomination has spent the most time in Missouri of the remaining hopefuls in the GOP field.
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum is planning to be back in the St. Louis area for the second time in just over a week. The Republican presidential hopeful will be in St. Charles on Tuesday night for a primary night party, according his campaign website. On Tuesday, Missouri voters will be able to signal their preference for presidential candidates in a nonbinding primary vote. Colorado and Minnesota will hold caucuses Feb. 7 and Santorum is expected to be in Colorado Springs, CO and Blaine, MN earlier Tuesday, according to his his schedule. Santorum's party will be held at the St. Charles Convention Center in the Grand Ballroom A and B at 9 p.m. The announcement was posted on his website Monday. Joe Capitanelli, marketing manager …