Sharon Weston Broome, who defeated Republican Bodi White in the runoff for East Baton Rouge Parish mayor-president, will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. today to announce her transition co-chairs, her inauguration date and more information about her role as mayor-president, WAFB reports.

Broome was a state senator before her election as mayor-president. She’ll be the first African American mayor of East Baton Rouge Parish, according to WAFB.

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Photo courtesy of the Sharon Weston Broome campaign.

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