Barbara Schultz is the new mayor of Rose Hill.
Schultz faced off against Wilda Collister in a special election held Tuesday.
Schultz received 24 votes to Collister’s 12 to secure the victory. Schultz will fill out an unexpired term of office that ends on Dec. 31, 2011.
There are 109 total registered voters in Rose Hill; there was a 34.86 percent voter turnout, according to information from the Mahaska County Auditor’s Office.