MCCOMB, MS (WLBT) - Voters in McComb were back at the polls Monday to elect a new mayor.
Incumbent Mayor Zach Patterson did not seek re-election.
Democrat Warren Ellis Gilmore was facing Republican Whitney Rawlings for the mayor's job.
According to unofficial results from the City Clerk's office, Republican, Whitney Rawlings was leading the race with 1,413 votes over Gilmore's 914 votes Monday night.
Both Gilmore and Rawlings are former city selectmen.
Affidavit ballots will be counted at City Hall Tuesday at 10 a.m.
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