WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The city of West Monroe will soon have a new mayor.
Staci Albritton Mitchell walked away from the 2018 election with 60 percent of the votes.
Family and friends of Mitchell gathered at the Hamilton House waiting for the results. The crowd erupted in cheers when the final results were announced.
Mitchell says her first effort as the newly elected mayor would start immediately - by recycling cans and water bottles at the celebration.
Mitchell also says she wants the people of West Monroe to be more involved throughout her term as mayor. “I'm going to listen, return phone calls and involve the citizens in our decisions," she says.
Mitchell will be taking the seat of the current Mayor, Dave Norris.
Below are the complete results of the election:
Staci Albrittion Mitchell
Tremaine Donte Gordon