ST. LOUIS – There’s a special election Tuesday to fill the vacant 28th Ward seat on the St. Louis Board of Aldermen.

Michael Gras is a lawyer and the ward’s Democratic committeeman. He faces Republican Taunia Allen Mason. She is a freelance video producer and a member of the Port Authority Commission. They are running to serve Heather Navarro’s final term year. She is a Democrat who resigned in January.