PORTLAND, Ore. -- Charlie Hales was sworn in just after midnight Tuesday as Portland's mayor.
The new mayor tweeted a photo of his swearing in during the small, private ceremony.
"It's official: Your 52nd mayor of Portland, Oregon," Hales tweeted. "Happy New Year."
Former mayor Sam Adams also sent out a tweet, wishing Hales good luck.
A public ceremony for Hales will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Portland City Hall.