Melvin Johnson defeated Denise McGill Tuesday night in the .
With all 24 precincts reporting, Johnson won the contest with 66 percent of the vote, compared to McGill's 34 percent.
District 6 includes much of Stone Mountain and the surrounding community.
The District 6 seat was formerly held by Thomas Bowen, who decided not to seek re-election. Bowen also served as chair of the DeKalb County school board.
Schools in District 6 are and high schools; , and middle schools, and , , , , Rock Chapel, , Shadow Rock, and Stone Mountain elementary schools and .