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Brookhaven municipal election results: Cox wins mayor, Collins wins police chief

All precincts reporting, including affidavits and absentee votes

Mayor

Republican Joe Cox (inc.) — 1,923

Democrat David Smith. — 1,343

Ward 3

Independent LaMareo “Big Moe” Brown — 201

Democrat Mary H. Wilson (inc.) — 404

Ward 6

Republican Gene Buckles — 49

Independent Shelley Harrigill — 192

Democrat David McCoy — 185

independent Harold Rowe — 68

Alderwoman-at-Large

Democrat Marilyn Dow-Harris — 1,572

Republican Karen Sullivan (inc.) — 1,716

Police chief

Democrat Kenneth Collins — 1,942

Republican Jason Gaskin — 1,375

Ward 1 (Dorsey Cameron), Ward 2 (Shannon Moore) and Ward 4 (Jason Snider) were decided in the primaries. Ward 5 alderman Fletcher Grice did not have an opponent.

Of the 7,451 voters registered in Brookhaven, only 3,032 — or 41 percent — cast a ballot in the primary.