Glen Carbon Mayor Robert Jackstadt will not be seeking re-election in the upcoming April 6, 2021 municipal election. “I am simply confirming what I said the night I was elected on April 4, 2017: that this will be my last term. As of the end of April 2021, I will have offered my background, education and experience to this great Village for a total of 22 years. I have greatly enjoyed my time serving Glen Carbon and I look forward to spending more time with my wife, children and six grandchildren. I relish my time as a public servant and cannot thank enough my supporters over the years and elections. I met some wonderful people over the last two decades and feel lucky that I was able to serve our community.”
Jackstadt and his family moved to Glen Carbon in March 1991. He served on the Glen Carbon Planning and Zoning Commission from 1993-1995. Jackstadt was then elected as a Glen Carbon Trustee and served on the Board from 1995-1999. After filling a vacancy on the Edwardsville CUSD 7 Board of Education from April 2000 to November 2001, Jackstadt was first elected Mayor of Glen Carbon in April 2005. He was re-elected three times in 2009, 2013 and 2017.
Jackstadt, 60, is a founding shareholder in the law firm of Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C. The law firm has 24 lawyers with offices in Edwardsville and Clayton.