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POSTPONED: 6th Ward Democrats Holiday Potluck - December 9


THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. 

WE HOPE YOU HAVE A WONDERFUL HOLIDAY SEASON!


Please join us to celebrate the holidays!

Date: Saturday, December 9

Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Location: 4122 Arsenal St., St. Louis, MO 63116

Please RSVP using this form and bring a dish to share and canned goods to donate.

6th Ward Democrats Bylaws have been Adopted

Many thanks to everyone who attended our most recent meeting and participated in our bylaws vote.

For the bylaws vote, 14 of our eligible voters cast a vote and the count was 12 in favor of adopting the bylaws and 2 opposed.

So we now have officially adopted bylaws!

6th Ward Democrats Meeting - Thursday, October 19

DATE / LOCATION

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2023

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: Alpha Brewing Company (in the Barrel Room) - 4310 Fyler Ave, St. Louis, MO 63116 

AGENDA

  • Officer Elections
    • We need your creativity, commitment and ideas to get this new organization off to a strong start! Please consider running for one of the five officer roles, outlined in the bylaws on pages 2 & 3!
      • President
      • Vice President
      • Treasurer
      • Membership Secretary
      • Recording Secretary
    • Note: Eligibility to run & vote in officer elections is less stringent than eligibility to vote on endorsements

  • Consider proposed amendments to bylaws, if any proposals are shared by Oct. 7. If not, bylaws amendments can be considered at any future meeting.
  • Treasurer's Report / Membership Report
  • Announcements

Vote on Adoption of the 6th Ward Democrats Bylaws!

Online voting to adopt bylaws for the new 6th Ward Democrats is open (click on this link to vote)! 

Voting will close on Thursday, October 5, so please cast your yes or no vote by Wednesday, October 4 at 11:59 p.m.

The proposed bylaws were emailed to all members and discussed at our October 3 meeting. They include a process for amendments, so if there’s something you’d like to change, there will be an opportunity to vote on it! If the bylaws are adopted, and you want to propose an amendment for consideration at our next meeting, you should give notice (send an email with your proposed amendment to 6thwardstl@gmail.com) by Saturday, October 7. Amendments can be brought at any time, and require notice before the meeting at which they’ll be discussed. 

Only votes cast by eligible voters will be counted. Only one ballot per voter will be counted.

To determine your eligibility to vote, please review the criteria on our Membership page.

6th Ward Democrats Meeting - Tuesday, October 3

We hope you can join us for our next meeting...


DATE / LOCATION

Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: Compton Heights Christian Church - 2149 South Grand Blvd.


AGENDA

Treasurer's Report / Membership Report

Report from elected officials

Discussion of and voting on the proposed bylaws which have been compiled by the bylaws committee.** (All eligible voting members will be able to cast a ballot for adoption of the bylaws. If you are eligible and can't vote at the meeting, you'll have a 24 hour window to vote online.)

Overview of the bylaws amendment process (Article XI)

Officer Elections at end of month October meeting

Announcements and Other Business


** As a reminder, the bylaws committee is composed of volunteers from the former 7th, 8th, and 15th Ward Democratic Organizations who volunteered to compile a set of bylaws for the new 6th Ward Democrats based on the bylaws from the open and independent former 8th and former 15th Democratic ward organizations.


Alderwoman Velázquez 6th Ward Town Hall Meeting - Tuesday, August 29

Alderwoman Velázquez will be holding a Town Hall Meeting this upcoming Tuesday, August 29, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Afghan Community Center & Chamber of Commerce, located at 3611 S. Grand. Childcare is provided. Hope to see you there!



April 4 Election Day

Election Day is upon us! 

Polls are open from 6AM to 7PM on Tuesday.


ENDORSEMENTS

The 6th Ward Democrats have voted to endorse:

  • PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN - Megan Ellyia Green
  • ALDERMAN WARD 6 - Daniela Velázquez
  • PROPOSITION C - CHARTER AMENDMENT - Yes
  • PROPOSITION - ADDITIONAL SALES TAX ON RETAIL SALE OF ADULT USE MARIJUANA - Yes
  • MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION (Choose 2) - Sadie Weiss and Tracy E. Hykes
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRUSTEE IN SUBDISTRICT 2 - Pam Ross


WHERE TO VOTE

You can vote at your assigned polling place or at one of 12 city-wide polling places.

6th Ward assigned polling places:

  • Mann Elementary - 4047 Juniata
  • St. Pius V Church - 3310 S Grand
  • Tower Grove Christian Academy - 4257 Magnolia Ave
  • Missouri School for the Blind - 3867 Magnolia Ave
The closest city-wide polling place is the Missouri School for the Blind at 3867 Magnolia Ave.

If you requested an absentee ballot and have not cast it yet, you can bring it with you to the polling place and you can vote in-person there.


PHOTO ID REQUIRED

A new Missouri law requires specific forms of photo ID to vote.

Permissible forms of ID:

  • Nonexpired Missouri driver’s license or non-driver’s license
  • Nonexpired U.S. passport
  • Nonexpired U.S military ID, including veteran’s card
  • Another photo ID issued by Missouri or the federal government that’s not expired or has expired after Nov. 2, 2020

No longer permissible forms of ID:

  • Student IDs, out-of-state driver’s licenses, pay stubs, utility bills, and postcards from the St. Louis Board of Election Commissioners

If you do not have an acceptable ID, you can vote a provisional ballot on Election Day and it will be counted if  the signature on your provisional ballot matches the signature on file with the Board of Election Commissioners.


ELECTION PROTECTION RESOURCES

If you encounter any problems at the polls, call the nonpartisan Election Protection Hotline —  a project of the Lawyers Committee on Civil Rights. Save this information in your phone so you have it if you or a neighbor need it when you’re at the polls. 

Call:

  • English: 866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)
  • Spanish: 888-VE-Y-VOTE (888-839-8682)
  • Asian Languages: 888-API-VOTE (888-274-8683)
  • Arabic: 844-YALLA-US (844-925-5287)

You can also tweet @866OurVote, or head to 866OurVote.org.