Graham files for Sikeston mayor; Owens, Crowe Sr. file for Ward 2 position

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

SIKESTON The first day to file for open Sikeston City Council positions was Tuesday and one person has filed for mayor while two have filed for a position in Ward 2.

Seats up for election are Mayor Steven Burch, Ward 2 council member Gerald Settles and Ward 3 council member Karen Evans, who have all termed out.

Filing for mayor was John Graham and filing for Ward 2 spots were Pershard Owens and James Crowe, Sr.

Anyone interested in running for a position on the council must be a qualified voter of Sikeston and at least 21 years of age. Ward candidates must be a resident of the ward for which they are filing for a period of at least one year immediately prior to the last day to file for election.

Mayoral candidates must have been a resident of the City for at least one year immediately prior to their election.

A $15 filing fee is required.

For more information or to file for a Council position, please contact City Clerk Rhonda Council at Sikeston City Hall, 105 E. Center Street, or call 475-3701. The filing period will end at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

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