The ad highlights Lewis Reed's personal story of losing his brother to gun violence, overcoming homelessness and earning a full college scholarship to wrestle at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. These experiences shaped who he is today and drives his commitment to ensure that every child in St. Louis has an opportunity to succeed.
A newly released poll shows that Lewis Reed has extended his lead among all the mayoral candidates. 59% of voters say they are voting for Lewis Reed for Mayor. And, he has majority support among every demographic - age, gender, ethnicity, and ideology.
The poll was completed by Remington, one of a few polling companies in the country who correctly predicted Trump would defeat Hillary in 2016. They were only 1% off on their prediction of the St. Louis City 2017 Mayoral Race. The poll shows Lewis Reed leading in every demographic and category. It also indicates Lewis Reed has increased his lead. 59% of those polled will vote for us. The other candidates will be fighting each other to get into the runoff.
If you look at the demographics at the end, this poll was made up primarily of those who identify as a white, progressive woman than any other demographic.Read more
Lewis Reed was joined by David Cook of UFCW Local 655 for a two-part Virtual Town Hall Series geared towards union & trades families.
Watch part one now:Read more
“For the second time in just four days, the inmates at the Justice Center have had to take drastic measures because they feared for their lives due to possible exposure to COVID-19. The CJC is already overcrowded and trying to keep inmates separated from each other to limit the spread of COVID-19 is becoming extremely difficult."Read more
The city Board of Aldermen overwhelmingly approved a resolution Friday that outlines tax incentives for a proposed Major League Soccer stadium downtown.Read more
Vice News: With 50 US Cities Committed to 100 Percent Clean Energy, 2018 Presents New Renewable Challenges
St. Louis, for example, is just beginning that journey. In October 2017, city aldermen unanimously passed a resolution to transition to renewable energy by 2035. City Council President Lewis Reed was the resolution’s sponsor and he told VICE Impact it’s an issue with personal as well as political resonance.“I suffer from chronic allergies and I have two kids with asthma,” he says. “So I have always been a staunch advocate for having a cleaner environment and using more renewable sources of energy.”Read more