John Rumford is the mayor-elect of Fort Lawn.
He defeated incumbent Charles “Clif” Ferguson by a vote of 121 to 54 in Tuesday’s Town Council election.
Rumford, chairman of the Fort Lawn Community Center, beat Ferguson, the town’s 10-year mayor by a more than 2-to-1 margin.
“I’m very gratified by the support of the people of Fort Lawn,” Rumford said. “I look forward to working with the council, the staff and the people of Fort Lawn to make decisions that are best for the town of Fort Lawn.”