How to run for the open Maplewood Ward 3 council seat: filing is open now

The recent municipal election opened a spot on the Maplewood City Council for a council person to represent Ward 3. Barry Greenberg, Ward 3 council member for 14 years, was elected mayor and his seat needs to be filled.

Greenberg, and council members Steve Moseley (Ward 1), Ray Crader (Ward 2) and Shawn Faulkingham (Ward 3) will be sworn in at the April 25 city council meeting.

Greenberg’s seat on the council will be filled with a special election on Tuesday, August 8. The date is dictated by Missouri State Law.

Anyone wishing to run for the seat needs to pick up a petition at Maplewood City Hall, 7601 Manchester Road. According to the city, filing is open now, and closes May 23. A petition must have signatures from 50 registered voters in Ward 3. Petitions are reviewed and approved by the Board of Elections.

The election will be Tuesday, August 8.

To be eligible to run for the office, you must be a qualified voter of the city of Maplewood, a resident of the city for at least one year prior to the election and a resident of Ward 3.

If you have any questions, please contact Deputy City Clerk Karen Scheidt, 314-646-3604.

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