Middle Georgia election results

August 21, 2012 

Middle Georgians voted in a handful of races Tuesday, including the hotly contested state Senate District 26 runoff match-up between incumbent Miriam Paris and former legislator David Lucas. Three Bibb County school board races, which were postponed because of a lawsuit involving election maps, were are on the ballot, along with the runoff for the House of Representatives District 139 seat. In addition, there were runoff elections in Baldwin, Dooly, Hancock, Washington, Telfair, Wheeler, Taylor, Johnson, Wilkinson and Crawford counties, among others. Below is an update on those races:

State Senate, District 26 (D)

David Lucas: 8,649

Miriam Paris (incumbent): 8,428

State House of Representatives, District 139 (D)

Patty Bentley: 3,000

Thomas Coogle: 2,958

Baldwin County

County Commission, District 2 (D)

Tommy Lee French: 298

Linda Fussell (incumbent): 150

Bibb County

School board, District 1 (D)

Ella Carter (incumbent): 2,056

Michael McKeever: 183

Brenda Sutton: 845

School board, District 2 (D),

Thelma Dillard: 1,610

Angel Davis-Hopper: 398

Alan Patrick Taylor: 291

School board, District 3 (D)

Susan Sipe (incumbent): 824

Merritt Johnson: 703

Crawford County

School board, District 3 (nonpartisan)

Richard Jacobs: 44

Tim Johnson (incumbent): 71

Dooly County

Court Clerk (D)

Willie Mae Chaney: 1,093

Betty Colter: 1,210

Hancock County

Court Clerk (D)

Frances Hunt: 587

Leshauna Reid Jackson: 932

Johnson County

Sheriff (D)

Michael Morris: 1,233

Rusty Oxford: 1,372

Taylor County

County Commission, District 1 (D)

Theodore Goss: 140

Cicero Latimore: 238

Telfair County

Court Magistrate (D)

Patsy Padgett (incumbent): 790

Bryan Selph: 967

County Commission, District 3 (D)

Wilson Bowen: 138

Troy Giddens: 293

Washington County

State Court Judge (nonpartisan)

John Dana: 1,927

Arthur Walker: 1,301

Wheeler County

Sheriff (D)

Tyrone Gillis: 628

Maurice Johnson: 843

Wilkinson County

Tax Commissioner (D)

Vanessa Fountain: 1,013

Charles Gasaway: 607

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