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Wilkins defeats Lyons in LaBelle mayoral election

2021 Labelle mayoral election results
Posted at 6:08 AM, Aug 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-18 06:08:23-04

LABELLE, Fla. — The city of LaBelle will have a new mayor next month.

Current Tax Collector Julie Wilkins unseated incumbent David Lyons when election ballots were counted Tuesday night.

Lyons was the city mayor starting in 2012. Before that, he was City Commissioner from 1988.

Wilkins' swearing in date is scheduled for September 9.