BLADES, Del. (AP)- Voters in the town of Blades have elected a new mayor.
Voters elected Robert Atkinson to the post on Monday. Current Mayor Michael Smith did not seek re-election.
Atkinson got 52 votes to beat David Ruff, who got 36 votes, and John Reiss, who got 15 votes.
The town will swear-in Atkinson and Councilmen-elect Lee Benningfield and Russell Joseph at the town council meeting next week.