Filing is now closed and the field is set in the race for the St. Peters Ward 3 seat on the Board of Aldermen.
After just more than a month of filing being open, two candidates have decided to run for the Ward 3 seat. Incumbent Terri Violet will face off against challenger Michelle Walker. The two candidates both filed on the first day, Dec. 11, meaning no one else decided to run after the first day of filing.
Violet will be campaigning for the third straight spring. This time, however, Violet will be running her campaign as the incumbent candidate. Violet was appointed in September after Gus Elliott's resignation.
While Violet's name has appeared on the ballot twice before, Michelle Walker is a newcomer. The Ward 3 resident
The winner of the seat at the April 2 municipal election will serve the two years remaining on Elliott's term.