In unofficial results from Tuesday’s special election for Sugar Hill City Council Post 4, Alvin Hicks drew 346 votes to Mike Sullivan’s 300.
According to the city, 403 votes were cast Tuesday with 11 provisional ballots, while 248 voters took advantage of early voting, with three provisional ballots cast.
Post 4 was vacated by Nic Greene, who resigned from the council in January.
Hicks is a political newcomer and a seven-year resident of Sugar Hill. He has worked in network operations for AT&T for the past 19 years.
When asked what he would bring to the table as a candidate prior to the election, Hicks said, “I feel I bring a fresh perspective with progressive solutions that maintains the integrity and values of our community. I also feel with 15+ years in leadership, managing domestic and international teams, this allows me to continue to lead by listening first.”
*Results are unofficial until certified by the respective city.
FEATURED PHOTO: Newly elected Sugar Hill City Council member Alvin Hicks, center, stands for a photo with council members Mason Roszel, first from left, council member Marc Cohen, second from left, council member Jenn Thatcher, second from right, and Mayor Brandon Hembree, right. Photo courtesy of the city of Sugar Hill.