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Thirty-one year old urban community developer Aja BrownÂ has defeated Omar Bradley, 55, to become the new mayor of Compton, California.
Former Mayor Bradley was seeking a third term after serving time in prison on public corruption charges that were later overturned on a technicality.Â Brown received 63.7% of the vote compared with Bradley’s 36.2%, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Brown, who received her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy, Urban Planning and Development and a Master’s degree in Urban Planning with a concentration in Economic Development from the University of Southern California, is scheduled to be sworn in July 1.