Deah Muth, the new mayor of Watervliet, is the first woman to secure that position. She defeated her incumbent opponent by a 2 to 1 margin.

WATERVLIET — When Watervliet voters chose Deah Muth as their new mayor in November, they were also making history.

Muth became the first female mayor of the city while beating the incumbent.

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