After 16 years, Scott City has a new mayor: Ron Cummins. The race was close, with Cummins receiving 54.41 percent of the vote. Incumbent Mayor Tim Porch received 45.59 percent of the vote, with 100 percent of the precincts reporting. Turnout for the election was considerably low. Out of 23,224 registered voters, only 14.49 percent of them turned out at the polls.