U.S. Congressman Lacy Clay Endorses Lewis Reed
U.S. Congressman Lacy Clay endorses Lewis Reed
ST. LOUIS • U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay has endorsed Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed to be the city’s next mayor.
“Lewis Reed is the only candidate for mayor that will bring real economic development to our city,” Clay said in a statement. “He will increase job growth and decrease our crime rate. We need Reed as our next mayor.”
Reed, the city’s former 6th Ward alderman, ran for mayor in 2013 losing in the Democratic primary to incumbent Mayor Francis Slay.
Slay’s surprise announcement last year that he would not seek a fifth term has led to a wide-open …