Nephew Replaces Deceased Uncle In 27th Ward Special Election
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Chris Carter will replace his late uncle as the city’s 27th ward alderman. Carter defeated challenger, Jimmie Matthews in a special election held on Tuesday.
The election was needed to replace Gregory Carter, who died on August 1st when the UPS truck he was driving was involved in a crash on highway 370 in St. Charles county.
Chris Carter picked up 846 votes to 65 for Matthews. 11.46 percent of the Ward’s registered voters cast a ballot.