Chris Carter

New alderman
4:22 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Chris Carter Joins St. Louis Board Of Aldermen

Judge Jimmie Edwards administers the oath of office to Ald. Chris Carter, who will fill the seat of his late uncle.
Credit Rachel Lippmann/St. Louis Public Radio

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen is back at full strength.

Former state Representative Chris Carter took the oath of office Friday at City Hall. Carter won a special election last week to finish the term of his late uncle, Ald. Gregory Carter, who died in a tractor trailer accident in August.

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special election
10:44 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Mo. State Rep. Carter Will Fill Late Uncle’s Seat On Board Of Aldermen

Official State Photo

State Rep. Chris Carter won a special election on Tuesday to fill the seat left open on the St. Louis Board of Aldermen after his uncle, Alderman Greg Carter, died in a traffic accident two months ago.

Carter said it’s a bitter sweet victory and his first order of business is to tackle what he views as a cycle of joblessness and crime in his ward.  

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