A grassroots campaign led Indya Kincannon to victory in the Knoxville Mayoral race Tuesday night. Kincannon defeated Knoxville businessman Eddie Mannis by receiving more than 52% percent of the vote. More than 23 thousand Knoxville residents cast ballots in the election. Kincannon was first elected to public office in 2004 as a school member and is known for strong grassroots campaigning.
Four Knoxville City Council seats were also on the ballot.
In the City Council At Large Seat A race, Lynn Fugate defeated Charles Lomax Jr. by less than one percentage point.
In the City Council At Large Seat B race, Janet Testerman defeated David Hayes with 55 percent of the vote.
In the City Council At Large Seat C race, Amelia Parker defeated Amy Midis by less than one percentage point.
In the City Council District 5 race, Charles Thomas defeated Charles Al-Bawi with 62 percent of the vote.