Current Mayor-President Kip Holden has been re-elected to a third term.
The highly anticipated race was close in the beginning. However, Holden pulled ahead of republican candidate Mike Walker and gained a sizeable lead.
Kathy Edmonston's 30-year old son Zachry has Down syndrome. To help take care of him she's getting assistance from both the federal and state governments. That has allowed Zach to live relatively independently.