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Newly elected members of the Alexandria City Council took their oath of office Wednesday at City Hall.
Mayor Sara Carlson is Alexandria's second female mayor. Dorothy Kobs was the first, winning the position in 1987.
Carlson, who has represented Ward 2 for the last nine years, won the mayoral seat by defeating challenger Mark Pederson by a margin of 3,771 votes to 2,216 this past election.
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