Mayor John Cook, Susie Byrd and Steve Ortega each reached their limit of two terms this election.
Going into the May, 2013 election, at least three new faces were expected to join El Paso City Council.
The 2012 election marked the lowest voter turnout in 12 years in El Paso County, according to the county website. Only 46 percent of El Pasoans cast their ballots Tuesday, according to County election results.
Women played a key role in this year's election, as both President Obama and Mitt Romney recognized them for their roles in society. In fact, a record number of women ran for political office this year.