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Kirner's Widow Wins Special Aldermanic Election

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The late Ald. Dan Kirner

By AP/KWMU

St. Louis, MO – The widow of a St. Louis alderman who died in March is succeeding her late husband.

Democrat Dorothy Kirner defeated Francis Wildhaber Tuesday in a special election. She'll be sworn in Friday and will serve the remaining ten months of her late husband, Dan Kirner's, term.

The 69-year-old widow worked as a clerk in the city prosecutor's office for 20 years, retiring in April.

St. Louis - Ward 25 Special Election
Dorothy Kirner (D) 363 79.6%
Francis Wildhaber (R) 93 20.4%

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