Nephew Replaces Deceased Uncle In 27th Ward Special Election

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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.  

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