Election News
DeKalb voters keep Mann as sheriff, decide school board seats
The results are in for the July 22 runoff elections in DeKalb County. In the special election sheriff’s race for the county, incumbent Jeff Mann gained 40,537 of the total 53,090 votes sweeping the...
July 22, 2014 11:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilson wins Democratic primary for state superintendent
Democrat Valarie Wilson has won her party's nomination for state school superintendent. Early returns Tuesday showed Wilson winning about 54 percent of the vote against state Rep. Alisha Thomas Mor...
July 22, 2014 11:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff
Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that w...
July 22, 2014 11:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue wins GOP nomination for US Senate
U.S. Senate GOP - Runoff (2,431 of 2,727 precincts - 89 percent) WINNER- David Perdue, GOP 233,832 - 51 percent Jack Kingston, GOP 228,006 - 49 percent School Superintendent Dem - Runoff (2,431 of ...
July 22, 2014 07:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb polls close; 19K cast ballots
Polls have officially closed in DeKalb County. According to DeKalb County Director of Elections H. Maxine Daniels, about 19,000 registered voters cast their ballots during DeKalb's runoff election....
July 22, 2014 07:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carter and McMahan to face off in July 22 DeKalb school board runoff
Karen Carter, incumbent Age: 51 Occupation: college professor and department chair Length of residency: 13 years Contact: www.karenfordekalb.com, Twitter: @karenfordekalb How will you guarantee to ...
July 01, 2014 10:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Erwin and LeBlanc to face off in July 22 DeKalb school board runoff
Atticus LeBlanc Age: 34 Occupation: owner, real estate and construction company Length of residency: 12 years Contact: www.electatticus.com or www.facebook.com/electatticus How will you guarantee t...
June 24, 2014 11:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb NAACP to host candidate forum Saturday
The community is invited to a candidate forum hosted by the NAACP DeKalb County branch Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., South DeKalb Office Park conference room, 3015 S. Rainbow Drive in Decatur. ...
May 28, 2014 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Primary Results: Complete list of winners
Here is a list of winners of races in Georgia. U.S. Senate Michelle Nunn, Dem U.S. Senate Jack Kingston, GOP -- Advances to runoff David Perdue, GOP -- Advances to runoff Governor Nathan Deal (i), ...
May 21, 2014 05:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campaigns spent $30 per vote in Ga. GOP Senate primary
The first round of Senate Republican primary voting in Georgia cost the campaigns and outside groups about $30 per vote, at least. That's based on an Associated Press analysis of spending by the ca...
May 21, 2014 04:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb sheriff and several school board races head to runoff in July
In the 2014 primary election, DeKalb County voters were charged with electing a new school board, while also choosing a new leader for sheriff. Director of Elections H. Maxine Daniels said in 2010 ...
May 21, 2014 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Primary Results: GOP State House
District 1 15 of 15 precincts - 100 percent RUNOFF- John Deffenbaugh (i) 1,519 - 45 percent RUNOFF- Robert Goff 941 - 28 percent Alan Painter 915 - 27 percent   District 2 11 of 11 precincts - 100 ...
May 21, 2014 10:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Primary Results: Democrat State Senate
District 22 57 of 57 precincts - 100 percent Corey Johnson 7,403 - 45 percent Harold Jones 7,088 - 43 percent Elmyria Chivers 1,923 - 12 percent   District 26 64 of 64 precincts - 100 percent WINNE...
May 21, 2014 10:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Primary Results: GOP State Senate
District 8 38 of 38 precincts - 100 percent RUNOFF- Ellis Black 4,031 - 49 percent RUNOFF- John Page 2,414 - 29 percent Richard Raines 1,811 - 22 percent   District 9 42 of 42 precincts - 100 perce...
May 21, 2014 09:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue, Kingston to meet in GOP Senate runoff
Rep. Jack Kingston of Savannah and former Dollar General CEO David Perdue advanced to a GOP runoff after Tuesday's primary, setting up a battle between a veteran congressman and an opponent billing...
May 20, 2014 11:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED RESULTS: School Superintendent primaries still too close to call
Secretary of State Dem - Primary 1,930 of 2,727 precincts - 71 percent WINNER- Doreen Carter 146,567 - 68 percent Gerald Beckum 68,636 - 32 percent   School Superintendent Dem - Primary 1,931 of 2,...
May 20, 2014 11:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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