DAWSON, GA (WALB) - Christopher Wright has been declared the winner in the Dawson Mayor's race with 759 votes to Robert Albritten's 720.
Albritten lost the race two years ago by just 29 votes after serving as mayor for 22 years.
Wright was nearly killed one year ago during an ambush shooting at his home.
Early voting numbers showed a lot of interest in the race.
More than 1,100 people in Terrell County voted early.