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Clayton's 2013 Mayoral Race: Sanger, Harris, Berger III to Run

The three confirmed their intentions this week.

Ward 3 Alderman recently launched his bid for mayor in a very public way: He opened a Twitter account.

The description that accompanies his online handle, @AB3forMayor, states: "Leadership necessary to enhance our community, empower citizens, pro-active in approach to economic development and fiscal management. Passionate about Clayton!"

The second term of Mayor Linda Goldstein ends in April, when the mayoral election will be held.

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Berger III confirmed on Thursday that he intends to run for mayor. A formal announcement is planned later this month.

Two other Clayton residents—Ward 2 Alderman and Harold Sanger, chairman of the city's Plan Commission and Architectural Review Board and a former Ward 3 alderman—also confirmed they intend to seek the office.

They said they would speak more about their candidacies at a later time.

Candidates can begin filing for the race this year on Dec. 11, according to the Missouri Secretary of State's Office. Election Day is April 2.

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