Johns Creek elects new councilmember in runoff


Johns Creek elects new councilmember in runoff

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John Bradberry is Johns Creek's newest councilman. After defeating Vicki Horton, he will succeed Cori Davenport in the Post 3 seat.

Johns Creek has a new councilman.

In Tuesday’s runoff election, John Bradberry came out on top in the race for the Post 3 seat, defeating Vicki Horton.

Bradberry will be the lone newcomer to the council after taking 58 percent of the vote on Tuesday. Two other council seats and the mayoral seat were decided in November for Johns Creek, and all incumbents were re-elected then.

In total, 3,724 people voted in the runoff election in Johns Creek.

Bradberry, 44, is a native of Sandy Springs and has lived in Johns Creek since 1999, according to his campaign website. He is a former United States Marine, has served as the president of two HOAs, and is the founder of Preserve Johns Creek, a group dedicated to preserving residential character and quality of life in the city.

Bradberry is a husband, a father, a graduate of the University of Georgia, and the manager of a landscape design and contract business that he started.

He took to his campaign Facebook page Wednesday morning to thank his supporters.

“With your support and the hard work of our team, we won last night. I want to thank my opponent on a vigorous campaign and I wish her and all of her team well,” he wrote. “It is truly an honor to have been graced with this opportunity and responsibility. I look forward to serving all of our community and our people. I look forward to working with the other councilmembers to preserve Johns Creek and protect our quality of life. This was and will remain a team effort.”

Bradberry will succeed Cori Davenport as the Post 3 councilmember. She did not seek re-election.

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