The Trumbull County Democratic Party has a new chairman.

Mark Alberini has been elected as the new party chairman, defeating Dan Polivka by 11 votes.

Polivka served as chairman of the Trumbull County Democratic Party for the last decade.

Alberini is also the chairman of the Trumbull County Board of Elections.

Other elected officers are Kathy DiCristofaro (vice-chairwoman), Karen Zehr (secretary), and Tom Shay (treasurer).