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  May, Karla
NameKarla May
Address800 Arlington Ave
St. Louis, Missouri , United States
Born Unknown
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifedRBH
Feb 27, 2018 02:59pm
InfoKarla May is a lifetime resident of the city of St. Louis first ward, where her mother, city register, Parrie May served as alderwoman. She is a graduate of St. Louis University, where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, and Lindenwood University where she received her Master of Arts in Teaching. She has been employed for the past eleven years at AT&T, and works as a union steward with CWA (Communication Workers of America 6300). She also serves on the legislative committee and has lobbied the legislature for years on issues affecting the lives of working men and women. She is a union card carrying member of CBTU (Coalition of Black Trade Unionists), St. Louis City Labor Club, and CWA. Karla has been a board member for the St. Louis Philanthropic for the past thirteen years. This board awards grants to agencies with education and welfare programs.

Karla May started her career in politics at the age of eight years old stuffing envelopes, and passing out literature, when her mother former Alderwoman Parrie May was working a campaign for a local politician. By the age of seventeen years old she organized a group of people and began running street teams, and organizing for men and women who she believed were good candidates and had the best interest of the community at heart. She ran her first campaign as a candidate for committeewoman in the 1st Ward where she currently resides. Although she was unsuccessful in that race she continued to participate in her community and serve the people. Many years later the opportunity presented itself for her to take on a bigger leadership role in her community, so she filed for State Representative in February 2010, and ran a successful campaign. She now currently holds the position of the 57th District State Representative in the city of St. Louis.


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  11/05/2020 MO State Senate Minority Caucus Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/09/2019 MO State Senate Minority Caucus Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2018 MO State Senate 04 Won 77.07% (+54.13%)
  08/07/2018 MO State Senate 04 - D Primary Won 57.20% (+14.41%)
  11/08/2016 MO State House 084 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/07/2015 MO State House Minority Caucus Secretary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2014 MO State House 084 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 MO State House 084 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/07/2012 MO State House 084 - D Primary Won 44.12% (+11.22%)
  11/02/2010 MO State House 057 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/03/2010 MO State House 057 - D Primary Won 50.60% (+1.20%)
  02/02/2010 MO State House 057 - Special Election Lost 44.05% (-11.89%)
  08/08/2006 MO State House 057- D Primary Lost 29.60% (-14.12%)
MO State Senate 05 - D Primary - Aug 04, 2020 D Steve Roberts
MO US President - D Primary - Mar 10, 2020 D Joe Biden
MO US President - D Primary - Mar 15, 2016 D Hillary Clinton
MO Secretary of State - D Primary - Aug 07, 2012 D Jason Kander
MO Lt. Governor - D Primary - Aug 07, 2012 D Sara Lampe
St. Louis City Treasurer - D Primary - Aug 07, 2012 D Jeffrey L. Boyd