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Adam Paul Wins Ellisville Mayoral Race

Also, in the race for the Ellisville City Council's open first ward seat, current mayor Matt Pirrello narrowly beat out Robert Compton.

Adam Paul is the unofficial winner of Tuesday's mayoral elections for the City of Ellisville.

Paul collected 667 votes, ahead of runner up Michelle Murray, one of two council members who sought the mayor's seat, collecting 418 votes. Fellow council member Dawn Anglin won 222 votes Tuesday, followed by Ellisville resident Robert Srote with 198 votes.

In the race to win the open council seat representing Ward 1 in Ellisville, current Mayor Matt Pirrello beat out former City GIS Manager and Code Enforcement Officer Robert Compton. Pirrello won 237 votes, while Compton, the son of retiring council member Clark Compton, collected 216 votes.

The new seat holders on the council are expected to be sworn in at the council's April 18 meeting at .

Michael Rhodes April 04, 2012 at 02:58 AM
Congratulations Mr. Paul.
Michael Rhodes April 04, 2012 at 02:59 AM
Whoops, that should have read Mayor Paul.
Robert Srote April 04, 2012 at 04:50 AM
Congratulations Mr. Paul!! Good luck!!
John April 04, 2012 at 10:44 AM
Mr. Paul, Congratulations on the win. I sincerely wish you the best for the city and all who work and live here. But right after you get done patting yourself on your back I think you owe Charles Pavlack a big thanks. If it wasn’t for his rant here the other day, saying ” The thought of Adam Paul as mayor of Ellisville frightens me. In the extreme” we might be congratulating Michelle on her win. So next time you see him, heck maybe tonight, shake his hand, have a big smile and say thanks couldn’t have done it without you. As for Michelle, I’m not sure how you should convey your feelings to Charles…. Maybe a kick somewhere…. Just kidding All the Best, John
Shelly Paul Graupner April 04, 2012 at 11:18 AM
My Brother Adam Paul was just elected Mayor of Ellisville, MO. First one ever in the family to run for any political office!!!!!!!
E. Schmidt April 04, 2012 at 11:51 AM
Congratulations Adam. I hope the current council members who are leaning towards a "Yes" vote on the Walmart TIF understand that your election is the equivalent of a referendum on "Welfare for the Wealthy." Perhaps we can gain some "moral high ground" by not destroying affordable housing, spending $370,000 in taxpayer subsidies for every retail job created and ending the pointless, TIF lobbing inter-tribal warfare between municipalities that only benefit the arms dealers (Big Box stores and their developers.)
Michael Rhodes April 04, 2012 at 12:45 PM
Robert: Thank you for running. Hope you consider serving in some other capacity.
M. Hellige April 04, 2012 at 03:23 PM
I agree E. Schmidt! No to Wal-Mart!
Rod April 04, 2012 at 05:50 PM
Good Job Mayor Paul, sorry Mr. Compton did not win but he really did not try very hard.
JustRob April 04, 2012 at 08:08 PM
Thank you Rod.

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