BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – David McDavid will be the next Mayor of the City of Zachary.

Click here for December 10 election results.

McDavid defeated Francis Nezianya with 55 percent of the vote.

McDavid is the City of Zachary’s longtime police chief, while Nezianya is a longtime city councilman.

Current Mayor David Amrhein did not seek reelection after 12 years as mayor.

Also in Zachary, Darryl “Schuster” Lawrence, Sr. defeated Justin Nevels to become the next police chief in Zachary.