Kristen Brown will become Columbus' next mayor, achieving a 2 to 1 victory over opponent Priscilla Scalf.
The future of investment in Columbus may play a key role in deciding the city’s next mayor.
A change in the cost of living index could eliminate the benefits of a city employee salary increase in Columbus.
Both Columbus Republican Kristen Brown and Democrat Priscilla Scalf garnered more than 60-percent of their party’s votes.
Deadlines for independent write-in candidates were Monday, while write-in Democrats or Republicans had until Tuesday to file.