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Sheriff's stakes just went up

...until Wednesday afternoon. But ? or, rather, because of that ? no one may want Capt. Scott Peebles to win in the runoff race for sheriff more than sitting Sheriff Ronnie Strength.In fact, Strength is banking on Peebles to win in the runoff...
District 5 runoff set for Tuesday

...runoff candidates. Only a third of eligible voters turned out at District 5 polls on Election Day, and Tuesday's runoff race is expected to draw a fraction of that showing, with political observers predicting less than 10 percent turnout...
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Early voting for state Senate runoff expands Monday

...state Senate district 22 runoff election. In two weeks of early voting so far, 410 people cast their ballots. The runoff race features Democrats Hardie Davis and Harold V. Jones II. Election Day is Feb. 2. Polls will be open next week between...
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Poll: Kingston edging ahead of Perdue

...speaking attack ads launched going into the weekend before an election rarely change the outcome of a contest.The runoff race was always expected to be a close one."But as of now Kingston appears to be clinging to a lead with momentum having...
Fake Facebook post depicts Anderson in obscene manner

...created this weekend that depicted a candidate in the 12th District runoff race in an obscene manner.Lee Anderson called the Columbia County Sheriff's...stated.Anderson will face either Rick Allen or Wright McLeod in a runoff race Aug. 21.
Two districts force runoffs claim a 50 percent-plus-one-vote majority. As a result, James Bibbs Sr. will face J. Raymond Cook in the runoff race for the District 3 seat. They are vying for the seat left open by retiring school board member George Smith, who served...
Olens, Sinkfield win runoffs for statewide posts

...leading state Sen. Preston Smith with 59 percent of the vote after 95 percent of the precincts reported.Throughout the runoff race, Smith sought to play up his Georgia roots and tried to cast Olens as a carpetbagger from New Jersey with liberal leanings...
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County GOP marks triumphs in election uphill battle," Mr. Barbee said. Mr. Barbee told members to support Mayor Bob Young in his Nov. 26 mayoral runoff race against former Mayor Ed McIntyre. "Our job is not finished yet," Mr. Barbee said as the mayor passed out absentee...
Palin to stump for Handel in runoff

...remind them to get back out to vote, no easy task for a runoff race in the middle of the summer. It won't be Palin's...remind them to get back out to vote, no easy task for a runoff race in the middle of the summer.It won't be Palin's...
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Harold Jones tallies 61 percent of vote to beat Corey Johnson for state Senate District 22 seat

Crediting his win on the community's desire for change in politics, attorney Harold Jones swept the state Senate District 22 runoff race for a seat in the Georgia legislature.