Republican  Rich David has won election to become the new Mayor in the City of Binghamton.  David defeated his opponent, Democrat Teri Rennia by capturing 52.87% of the vote compared to Rennia's 47.13%.

With 97% of the ballots accounted for David had 4,344 votes while Rennia garnered 3,872 of the ballots.  David will succeed current Mayor, Democrat Matt Ryan.

David and his staff celebrated at the Terra Cotta in Downtown Binghamton. The two candidates campaigned on issues ranging from fighting crime to the economic issues facing Binghamton.  For more election results and information tune to First News with Roger Neel and Kathy Whyte beginnning this morning at 5:30 AM.  You can talk about the results on Binghamton Now with Bob Joseph beginning at 9 AM.