GADSDEN, AL (WBRC) - The mayoral race in Gadsden was not decided Tuesday evening and will be heading to a runoff after no candidate received 50% of the vote plus one vote.
The incumbent, Sherman Guyton, will face Etowah County Commissioner Carolyn Parker in a runoff election.
Guyton is wrapping up his third term as mayor, running for a fourth.
Parker, if elected, would be the first African American and the first female to be elected mayor of Gadsden.
The runoff is scheduled for October 9.