Votes have been tallied in the Gilmer County Special Election and the county has a new Post One Commissioner.
Hubert Parker was elected to post commissioner for the county with 63.7 percent of the vote. He tallied 1,360 votes.
Al Cash had the second highest tally with 249, followed by Jason Biggs with 227, Ed Stover, Jr. with 206, and Jerry Tuso with 91.
In the Ellijay City Council race Sandy Ott posted the highest vote total with 126 and will be Mayor Pro Tem. She will be joined on the board by Al Fuller - 110, Kevin Pritchett - 109, Tom Crawford - 82, and Kathryn Lancey - 81.
Other totals for the race were Brent DeFoor - 78, Brad Simmons - 74, Charles Barclay - 71, Jerry Baxter - 64, and Jerry Davis - 54.
Mayor Al Hoyle will remain in office with 165 votes. He was unopposed.
See precinct breakdowns in next week's Times-Courier.