In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 photo, Carmen Wilkerson poses for a photo in the former St. George City Hall where she was mayor in what is now St. Louis County, Mo. Wilkerson became the

 

              In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 photo, Carmen Wilkerson poses for a photo in the former St. George City Hall where she was mayor in what is now St. Louis County, Mo. Wilkerson became the
In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 photo, Carmen Wilkerson poses for a photo in the former St. George City Hall where she was mayor in what is now St. Louis County, Mo. Wilkerson became the mayor of St. George last year just to disband the small town of 1,200 after it had seen shortfalls as large as 20 percent of its budget and coped with police scandals that showcased unprofessional behavior. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)