By Darla Higgins
Jimplecute Staff Writer
Victor Perot, the incumbent alderman for the Jefferson City Council in Ward 3, won his bid for re-election on Saturday.
A total of 77 people voted in the election, 67 of whom took advantage of early voting. Perot defeated candidate Tosha Moore by a vote of 56 to 21.
“I thank all of my supporters and the people who came out to vote,” Perot said. “It was a pretty low turnout, but it was a hugely busy weekend with Pilgrimage. I couldn’t be more proud to continue to serve Ward 3.”
Moore congratulated Perot for winning and also said she appreciated those who voted for her.
“My fight for the community isn’t over,” she added. “I was hoping that the citizens would have chosen a candidate that isn’t tourist-focused and more focused on the local community’s needs and assuring that the whole ward is represented fairly. Down to what areas of Ward 3 will benefit from the new water lines and sewage, not just the historic downtown part of Ward 3. So I look forward to assuring our voices are heard.”
Perot also mentioned…
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