WATERVLIET — Watervliet signaled its approval of a new mayor in Tuesday's election.

City Commissioner Deah Muth beat incumbent Mayor David Brinker 427-212 for the four-year term, according to unofficial results.

Muth has been a city commissioner since 2012 and is the executive secretary for Watervliet Public Schools.

Brinker had been mayor since 2010 and was previously a city commissioner.