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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.
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...
Runoffs set fields for November elections

...primary runoff. TURNOUTAbout 12 percent of registered voters cast ballots in statewide Republican and Democratic primary runoff races on Tuesday, compared with roughly 19 percent in the May primary election.
No runoff lets Republicans focus on Rep. Barrow

SAVANNAH, Ga. - While Georgia Republicans have to wait until July to settle runoff races for the U.S. Senate and three open House seats, one of the biggest GOP victories in the primary elections last week went to...
2014 to be a major election year in Georgia

...wasn't allowing enough time for military members and others living overseas to return absentee ballots in federal runoff races.As a result of that case, the U.S. Senate primary is scheduled for May 20. And state lawmakers gathering for the...
Helen Blocker-Adams entering 2014 Augusta mayoral race

...She plans to make a formal public announcement in coming weeks.Blocker-Adams narrowly missed out on a mayoral runoff race in 2005 to fill the one-year unexpired term of Bob Young. She got 23 percent of the vote, and Deke Copenhaver got...
Allyson Felix wins women's 200 meters

...list of names for the squad until Tuesday.That's why their coach, Bobby Kersee, has been pushing for a Tuesday runoff race.This way, when they step back on the track, they'll at least have fresh legs.As it is, both are eligible to...
Vote for your future -- Scott Peebles

...Scott Peebles for sheriff.As quiet and unassuming as an August election can appear, we thoroughly believe Tuesday's runoff race for sheriff is one of, if not the, most important races here in the past decade.The reasons are also quite simple...
Poll indicates Georgia might see runoff races

Republicans lead in top races entering Tues­day, but three contests could be headed toward runoffs, a new poll conducted for The Augusta Chronicle and the Georgia News­paper Partnership shows.
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Agents link GOP treasurer to calls

...won his re-election bid against Jason Whinghter of North Augusta, but Mr. Singer lost his bid for the house in a runoff race against Tom Young. Mr. Singer reiterated Tuesday that he did not have anything to do with the incident, and that...
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