Final election results are in: Wilson beats Davis for Antioch City Council by 666 votes

Councilwoman-Elect Monica Wilson

By Allen Payton, Publisher

The county Elections Division have completed counting the remaining ballots and have certified the November election one day before their legal requirement. The results, posted on their website at, show Monica Wilson beating Mayor Jim Davis for the second council seat by 666 votes, or 1.4% of the vote.

Wilson ended up with 11,190 votes or 23.48% to Davis’ 10,524 or 22.08% of the vote. Councilwoman Mary Rocha was the top vote-getter in the council election with 11,795 votes or 24.75%, beating Wilson by 605 votes. She will be voted in as the city’s new Mayor Pro Tem for the next two years, tomorrow (Tuesday) night, following the Oaths of Office for her, Wilson and current Mayor Pro Tem and Mayor-Elect Wade Harper, who will be sworn in as the city’s new Mayor. Also taking the oath will be the reelected City Treasurer, Donna Conley who had no opposition in the race.

Ceremonies begin at 6 p.m. in the Antioch City Council Chambers at 3rd and H Streets in downtown Rivertown.

For more information on Tuesday night’s Council agenda click here.

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