Another November, another election day in Cobb County.
This year, Cobb County saw 16 contested races, several of them historical while some elections' results are still to-be-determined.
Austell's mayor is celebrating 26 years in office. Kennesaw elected its first black councilwoman. Powder Springs will see a runoff for mayor. The list goes on.
Using the AJC metro Atlanta election results database, here are the outcomes of all the contested races in Cobb County.
- Austell mayor: Mayor Joe Jerkins was relected, defeating Chris Djonis by taking 57 percent of the vote. He was first elected mayor of Austell in 1989.
- Austell Council Post 2: Valerie Anderson avoided a runoff after winning 52 percent of the vote. She defeated Robert L. McField II (31 percent) and Shondrae Knight (17 percent).
- Kennesaw mayor: Former Cobb Sheriff’s Deputy Derek Easterling won the race for Kennesaw mayor, with 56 percent of the vote. He bested former councilwoman Debra A. Williams.
- Kennesaw City Council Post 1: Jim Eaton defeated Steve Creason with 57 percent of the vote. Cris Eaton-Welsh's term expired this year.
- Kennesaw City Council Post 2: Yvette M.A. Daniel narrowly defeated incumbent councilman Tim Killingsworth with 51 percent of the vote. Daniel is the first black person elected to Kennesaw City Council.
- Kennesaw City Council Post 3: Leonard Church's term expires in 2017.
- Kennesaw City Council Post 4: Jimmy Dickens (41 percent) came out first in the three-way race between Bruce Jenkins (36 percent) and Jon Whitmer (24 percent).
- Smyrna Mayor: A. Max Bacon won almost two-thirds of the vote, defeating candidate Wade S. Lnenicka, who was on the council for 28 years. This is Bacon's eighth re-election bid.
- Smyrma Council Ward 1: Government affairs director Derek Norton won over three-quarters of the vote over incumbent councilwoman Melleny C. Pritchett. He is a new addition to the Smyrna City Council.
- Smyrma Council Ward 2: Andrea Blustein, Kennesaw alum and real estate broker, was re-elected unopposed.
- Smyrma Council Ward 3: Teri Anulewicz was re-elected, solidly defeated "Bentley" Brandon Bentley with 71 percent of the vote.
Smyrma Council Ward 4: Charles "Corkey" Welch was re-elected, besting Alan Dunn with 63 percent of the vote.
Smyrma Council Ward 5: Susan D. Wilkinson was re-elected after winning two-thirds of the vote to defeat Jerry Jacobs.
- Smyrma Council Ward 6: Doug Stoner, former state senator from Georgia, narrowly bested Tara Simon by 14 votes. He is also a new addition to the Smyrna City Council. The outgoing councilman, Wade Lnenicka, was on the Smyrna Council since 1988.
- Smyrna Council Ward 7: Ron Fennel, a consultant and former Georgia state representative, was re-elected unopposed.
- Powder Springs Mayor: Councilman Al Thurman won 43 percent of the vote against candidates former councilman Chris Wizner and business consultant Alison Feliciano. Wizner and Thurman will participate in a runnoff election December 1 to determine Powder Springs' new mayor.
- Powder Springs Council At Large 1: Patrick Bordelon Sr. gathered nearly two-thirds of the vote to win over Tom Bevirt.
- Powder Springs Council At Large 2: Henry L. Lust won 40 percent of the vote to defeat candidates Patricia A. Wisbom and Ashanti Norton.