EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- Joe Aden, who has served as East Cape Girardeau's mayor since 1977, was re-elected by voters in Tuesday's election.
The outcome was never in doubt as he ran unopposed. Aden has served on the village board since 1975 when the town was incorporated. East Cape Girardeau has a population of 450.
Also re-elected to the village board were LaJean Johnson and Jim Poirrier, who ran unopposed.
Robert Porter was elected to the village board and Christy Colyer was elected as village clerk. They also ran unopposed in a municipal election where there wasn't a single contested race.