Julian Lott

Julian Lott has been elected mayor of Camden, drawing just more than 50 percent of the vote in a three-way race.

Camden voters elected a new mayor on Tuesday when Julian Lott polled 1,680 votes (51.64 percent) in a three-way race.

Lott, who is employed by Chemring Group and who is also the pastor of Koinonia of Grace Church, will be Camden’s first African-American mayor.

Lott beat David Chilcote, a General Dynamics retiree, who had 1,301 votes (39.99 percent) and first-term Mayor Marie Trisollini, who got 272 votes (8.36 percent).

In other Ouachita County election results:

City of Bearden

Alderman Ward 1, Position 1

Mitchell Pate, 167, 64.23 percent

Gregory D. Wood, 93, 35.77 percent

Alderman Ward 1, Position 2

Sherry “Shay” Hiller, 136, 53.54 percent

Bobby Gene Steelman, 118, 46.46 percent

Alderman, Ward 2, Position 1

Melvia Buckley, 163, 63.42 percent

Earl Leon Coston = 94, 36.58 percent

Alderman Ward 2, Position 2

Phillip Lambert, 168, 64.86 percent

Ronnie D. Quarles, 91, 35.14 percent

City of Camden

Alderman Ward 1, Position 1

James Bell, 522, 53.76 percent

Gene Morton, 449, 46.24 percent

City of Stephens

Alderman Ward 2, Position 1

Kevin Hollis, 164, 68.05 percent

Justin Clark, 77, 31.95 percent

Alderman, Ward 2, Position 2

Terry Max Cox, 128, 54.01 percent

Rae Fawver, 109, 45.99 percent

Bearden School District millage

For, 337, 61.95 percent

Against, 207, 38.05 percent

Harmony Grove School District millage

Against 481, 52.80 percent

For, 430, 47.20 percent

East Camden Annexation

For, 158, 84.04 percent

Against, 30, 15.96 percent

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