Note: The county changed the location of the ceremony since this article first published.
Cobb County’s newest official will soon make it official.
The swearing-in ceremony of county commissioner-elect Keli A. Gambrill will take place Dec. 17. She will represent District 1, which cover the west and northwest part of the county.
She beat the one-term incumbent Bob Weatherford during the July 24 race to get the Republican spot. She took about 58 percent of the vote, county elections data shows. She faced no opponent during the November election.
Gambrill headed up the advocacy group People Looking After Neighborhoods (PLAN) for years.
Gambrill will take the oath of office from Cobb Probate Judge Kelli Wolk. The 4 p.m. ceremony will be held in the second-floor board of commissioners meeting room at the Cobb County Government Building, 100 Cherokee St. in Marietta. There will be a reception immediately after on the same floor.
Here is the area she will represent:
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