DUNWOODY, Ga. — Councilwoman Lynn Deutsch will be Dunwoody’s next mayor. Deutsch defeated fellow council member Terry Nall Tuesday 60.6 percent to 39.2.
For the at-large seat vacated by Nall, Post 4, Stacey Harris secured 59.7 percent of the vote, while Robert Miller took 40 percent.
The race for the Post 5 City Council seat was closer. Joe Seconder squeezed ahead of Heyward Wescott with 51.5 percent of the votes cast.
Post 6 Councilman John Heneghan ran unopposed, garnering 97.3 percent of the vote.
“Knocking on doors … listening to what our fellow Dunwoody residents had to say, their ideas, was such a positive experience, and I am so excited for Dunwoody’s future,” Deutsch said during her victory speech. “Like I said on the trail, Dunwoody’s best days are ahead of it.”
Nall posted congratulations to Deutsch and the new council members on his Facebook page.
“Though I'm disappointed the final results did not work in our favor, I thank the many volunteers who gave of their time and the voters who turned out to cast their votes for our vision of A Better Dunwoody,” he stated.
He also posted a photo of the Spruill Center Gallery’s iconic “Everything Will Be OK” mural with some words of wisdom.
“Let us remember we need to be civil and respectful of each other,” he stated. “Working together, we will build A Better Dunwoody.”