The St. Louis Post-Dispatch endorses Antonio French for Mayor!

"The March 7 mayoral primaries offer St. Louisans a basic choice: Maintain an unacceptable status quo or take a chance on a substantially new direction. Democratic voters’ best option to put our city on a better course is to choose 21st Ward Alderman Antonio French.

We remind readers that this newspaper isn’t in the business of predicting winners or losers. Our job is to interview the candidates and advise the public on the best choice based on their answers, temperament, experience and preparedness.

French, 39, stands out by far among the top tier of candidates for the energy and leadership qualities St. Louisans should demand in their next mayor."

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  • Dennis Ellis endorsed

    “He is a smart progressive who implements his plans and has a history of doing so. The other options are stagnant and will lead to more of the same.”

  • Delores Sisson endorsed

    “The right choice for change begins and ends with Antonio French as mayor for St Louis. Join me. Choose the right change by choosing Antonio French. Vote vote for change.”

  • Frank Donahue endorsed

    “Because he's not in it for himself. He's genuine.”

  • Gregory Diener endorsed

    “we need a voice for the voiceless more than ever.”

  • Barbara Shaurette endorsed

    “I support Antonio French because he's been an outstanding community leader, not just on a local level, but on the national stage as well.”

  • Bassem Masri endorsed

    “As one of the many voices of the Ferguson movement Antonio French marched side by side with me in the name of freedom. He is a man of integrity and will be the perfect man to lead our great city.”

  • Cheryl Smith-Brown endorsed

    “Antonio stays focused on addressing the problems African Americans have been going through in the city of St. Louis for over 100 years or more. When everyone is treated fairly life will be better for everyone. Go Antonio.. I stand with you, Dr. Cheryl Smith-Brown”

  • Mary Ann McGivern endorsed

    “Pope Francis declared this a Year of Mercy. Mercy is a willingness to enter into chaos. Antonio is always willing to enter into the chaos around him, sharing what he has and making a path to something better.”

December 9, 2016

Over 1400 people join Antonio for a Telephone Town Hall!

Good morning Team French!

Last night, over 1400 people from throughout St Louis joined Antonio for a telephone town hall to discuss reducing violence and making our city a safer place to live, work and raise a family.

Be sure to visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/french2017 where you can view the entire event as we streamed it via Facebook Live!

There is a movement happening here, you can just feel it on the ground, I think we are really going to shock the establishment and show them what happens when you bring real change and leadership to this city! Thanks for all you've done for our campaign but we still need you so stay tuned.

~ Ryan Hawkins, Campaign Manager.

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Show your support for this campaign by endorsing it and sharing why!

  • Laban King endorsed

  • Dennis Ellis endorsed

    “He is a smart progressive who implements his plans and has a history of doing so. The other options are stagnant and will lead to more of the same.”

  • Haden M. Smith endorsed

  • Mike McCoy endorsed

  • Delores Sisson endorsed

    “The right choice for change begins and ends with Antonio French as mayor for St Louis. Join me. Choose the right change by choosing Antonio French. Vote vote for change.”

  • Virginia Franklin endorsed

  • Lorraine and Valerie Hirschberg endorsed

  • Melissa Ritchey endorsed

  • Frank Donahue endorsed

    “Because he's not in it for himself. He's genuine.”

  • Duncan Cooper endorsed

  • Duncan Cooper endorsed

  • Drew Fleming endorsed

  • Gregory Diener endorsed

    “we need a voice for the voiceless more than ever.”

  • Eric Rakestraw endorsed

  • Yvonne M Ming endorsed

  • James A, Keys endorsed

  • Barbara Shaurette endorsed

    “I support Antonio French because he's been an outstanding community leader, not just on a local level, but on the national stage as well.”

  • Patrick Cook endorsed

  • Bassem Masri endorsed

    “As one of the many voices of the Ferguson movement Antonio French marched side by side with me in the name of freedom. He is a man of integrity and will be the perfect man to lead our great city.”

  • Geordan Neinstein endorsed

  • Jose daLuz endorsed

  • Cheryl Smith-Brown endorsed

    “Antonio stays focused on addressing the problems African Americans have been going through in the city of St. Louis for over 100 years or more. When everyone is treated fairly life will be better for everyone. Go Antonio.. I stand with you, Dr. Cheryl Smith-Brown”

  • Feddy endorsed

  • Damen Alexander endorsed

  • Mary Ann McGivern endorsed

    “Pope Francis declared this a Year of Mercy. Mercy is a willingness to enter into chaos. Antonio is always willing to enter into the chaos around him, sharing what he has and making a path to something better.”

  • Julie Dill endorsed

  • Jason Coleman endorsed

  • Richard Chatterton endorsed

  • Mary Andrews endorsed

  • Matt Welker endorsed