Less than 10 votes clinched the win for newcomer Joel Tilleson in the race for the 5th District aldermanic seat. He ousted incumbent Michael Walsh, who has served on the council for four years.
The vote total, according to unofficial results Tuesday:
Joel Tilleson 522
Michael Walsh 513
Election results remain unofficial until they are certified by the board of canvassers, which met Wednesday, after press deadline.
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