Jerry Smith will be the next DeKalb mayor.
He won with 48 percent of votes.
Separated by just four votes, Misty Haji-Sheikh had 19.21 percent while incumbent John Rey finished a close third with 19.13 percent. Michael Embrey had 13 percent of votes.
John Rey has served as mayor since 2013.
Smith is a former executive director of the DeKalb County Community Foundation.