Pittman came in third with 22 percent of the vote among four candidates. Newcomer Janquell Peters, a lawyer and small business owner, led the field withn 1,700 votes -- or 37 percent of those cast. She will face Clyde Mitchell, a former city councilman, in a run-off election. Mitchell garnered 1,091 votes, or 24 percent.
Pittman, the combative mayor who was often at odds with a portion of the council, received 1,012 votes or just over 22 percent.