Dean Trantalis has won a runoff election to become the next mayor of the city of Fort Lauderdale.
Trantalis served in the city's commission for eight years. He faced off against Bruce Roberts for the mayoral position.
"Congratulations to Dean Trantalis on making history in Fort Lauderdale tonight! Mayor-Elect Trantalis has a true passion for public service and fighting for civil rights," U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said in a statement. "This is a massive victory for Broward County and the LGBT community nationwide."
With all precincts reporting, Trantalis won with 64.57 percent of the vote compared to Roberts' 35.43 percent, according to the Broward County Supervisor of Elections.
Trantalis will be the city's first openly gay mayor.