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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 .

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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