WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Wichita voters have elected Lily Wu to be Wichita's next mayor.

After a competitive race Wu has overcome incumbent Whipple to win the office. Wu received 35,859 votes to Whipple's 25,557. Click here for results

According to Americans for Prosperity-Kansas, they made contact with almost 250,000 voters on Wu's behalf through ads, door knocking, mailers and telephone outreach.

Incumbent Mayor Brandon Whipple left his watch early, before the county's final unofficial results were in.

Last month, Whipple and Wu took the KAKE News stage for "Wichita's Future" - The Mayoral Debate. Watch it below.