Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Incumbent Beth Kistner is ready for her 5th and final term on Creve Coeur City Council.
In Creve Coeur's ward 1, covering the eastern part of the city, incumbent Councilwoman Beth Kistner defeated challenger Tony Kardis by 43 votes out of 516 cast Tuesday. The final tally showed Kistner with 279 votes to Kardis' 236, a 54% to 46% margin of victory. There was one write-in vote. Because of term limits, the upcoming two-year term will mark Kistner's last go-round on Creve Coeur city council. Upon hearing the news of her victory from Patch, Kistner said she has no future plans beyond serving these last two years on council. "When you know something is ending it really makes you enjoy having this one last chance to serve." The Kistner-Kardis race was not without its share of controversy, as the two candidates were ideologically…
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Letter regarding Beth Kistner's 2007 campaign is one of 16 sent to county municipalities.
Creve Coeur City Councilwoman Beth Kistner is among a group of 18 candidates for municipal office in St. Louis County notified this month about outstanding campaign finance documents. A letter from the St. Louis County Board of Elections dated March 10 informed city clerk Debbie Ryan that "Ms. Kistner has failed to file her Quarterly Reports, an amended Statement of Committee Organization and/or a Termination report for the April 3, 2007 General Municipal election," called for under state law. The letter cites statutes in state law which prevent a candidate from taking office or filing to run in the future until those documents are filed. Kistner won the 2007 race for city council and is running for re-election next month. Representatives …
Monday, March 14, 2011
City Council candidates invited to participate in moderated event.
Monday, March 14, 2011
Creve Coeur Patch and the League of Women Voters have invited all candidates running in April's City Council elections to a forum to be held Tuesday March 22 from 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose room at the Creve Coeur Government Center. According to League of Women Voter groundrules, the candidates will:
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Incumbents Nealey and Kistner file on last day for city council candidates to step forward.
The field of candidates for Creve Coeur City Council is all but set, as Tuesday's deadline to file for the April elections passed. The final day saw two incumbents, Ward One Councilwoman Beth Kistner, and Ward Two Councilwoman Tara Nealey, submit their paperwork seeking re-election, as expected. Kistner will face Tony Kardis, a former Ladue science teacher. She said she hasn't learned anything about her opponent besides what she's read in Creve Coeur Patch. "I just realized that I feel really committed to the residents of Ward one and want to continue serving the residents," Kistner said before leaving the Creve Coeur Government Center Tuesday. Nealey will have the honor of being the only incumbent to run unopposed in April. (Ward Three …
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Paperwork must be in by 5pm.
9:22 am update Ward Two Councilwoman Tara Nealey is now officially running for re-election. She had said for weeks she was likely to. As it stands now, she is the only incumbent running for re-election who has no opponent, as Bob Hoffman is technically running to fill out the remainder of the unexpired term in Ward Three. He was appointed to the seat last fall. 8:51 am update Councilwoman Beth Kistner was in early Tuesday to officially file for the Ward One Seat. ****** Deadline day has come for anyone interested in running for Creve Coeur City Council seats or spots on the Parkway, Pattonville, or Ladue school boards. Filing for the April elections closes Tuesday at 5pm. Stay with …