City of Georgetown sees first black mayor elected

The City of Georgetown saw its first black mayor elected Tuesday night, according to WPDE.

Brendon Barber, Sr. beat Ron Charlton in the City’s mayoral race with preliminary results showing Barber gained 61 percent of the votes at 1,411.

Barber of Georgetown has served on city council since 1998, according to the City’s website.

Charlton got 39 percent with 898 votes, WPDE reports.

Those are unofficial results, and they will be certified Thursday.