Runoffs across Middle Georgia

Staff reportsAugust 19, 2012 

Voters in Crawford, Macon, Peach, Dooly and Taylor counties and most of Bibb County will decide a Republican primary in the 2nd congressional district between Rick Allen and John House. The winner will run against incumbent Sanford Bishop.

In Laurens, Wheeler, Telfair and Treutlen counties, people will vote on another Republican primary between Lee Anderson and a different candidate named Rick Allen. The winner challenges incumbent John Barrow.

In Senate District 26, Democrats David Lucas and incumbent Miriam Paris are in a runoff.

The district includes Hancock, Washington, Wilkinson, Twiggs and parts of Jones, Bibb and Houston counties.

Other runoffs:

• Bibb County school board, District 1, incumbent Michael McKeever vs. Ella Carter and Brenda Sutton.

• Bibb County school board, District 2, Angel Davis Hopper vs. Alan Patrick Taylor and Thelma Dillard.

• Bibb County school board, District 3, incumbent Susan Sipe vs. Merritt Johnson.

• House District 139, Democrats, Thomas Coogle vs. Patty Bentley.

• Baldwin County Commission, District 2, Democrats, incumbent Linda Fussell vs, Tommy Lee French.

• Dooly County Court Clerk, Democrats, Willie Mae Chaney vs. Betty Colter.

• Hancock County Court Clerk, Democrats, LeShauna Reid Jackson vs. Frances Hunt.

• Washington County State Court Judge, nonpartisan, John Dana vs. Arthur Walker.

• Crawford County Board of Education, District 3, incumbent Tim Johnson vs. Richard Jacobs.

• Johnson County sheriff, Democrats, Rusty Oxford vs. Michael Morris.

• Taylor County Commission, District 1, Democrats, Cicero Latimore vs. Theodore Goss.

• Telfair County court magistrate, Democrats, incumbent Patsy Padgett vs. Bryan Selph.

• Telfair County commission, District 3, Troy Giddens vs. Wilson Bowen.

• Wheeler County Sheriff, Democrats, Maurice Johnson vs. Tyrone Gillis.

• Wilkinson Tax Commissioner, Democrats, Vanessa Fountain vs. Charles Gasaway.

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