June 8, 2022 •
St. Louis Aldermanic President Lewis Reed Resigns
Lewis Reed, the longtime president of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen resigned five days after being indicted on corruption charges.
Ward 22 Alderman Jeffrey Boyd also resigned after being indicted on two bribery-related offenses and two separate counts of wire fraud.
Ward 21 Alderman John Collins-Muhammad, who was also indicted, resigned last month.
The St Louis City Charter requires these vacancies to be filled by special election no sooner than 75 days and no later than 90 days after the occurrence of the vacancy.
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