Election roundup: Ellis, Reichert in mayoral runoff; Lucas wins

September 17, 2013 

With 40 of 40 precincts reporting -- including absentee ballots -- the Macon-Bibb County mayoral race is headed to a runoff.

Macon-Bibb elections result roundup (runoff candidates and winners listed in bold)

Mayor
Joe Allen: 613; 1.7%
Charlie Bishop: 2,452; 6.8%
David Cousino: 107; 0.3%
C. Jack Ellis: 10,838; 30.2%
Sam Hart: 4,101; 11.4%
Robert Reichert: 17,810; 49.6%
40 of 40 precincts reporting

District 1
Gary Bechtel: 3,754; 82.2%
Harold Young: 815; 17.8%
5 of 5 precincts reporting

District 2
Paul Bronson: 530; 18.2%
Henry Ficklin: 1,149; 39.4%
Larry Schlesinger: 1,234; 42.4%
6 of 6 precincts reporting

District 3
Elaine Lucas: 1,926; 55.7%
Terry Tripp: 1,530; 44.3%
6 of 6 precincts reporting

District 4
Mallory Jones: 2,199; 47.2%
Beverly Olson: 1,440; 30.9%
Theron Ussery: 1,024; 22.0%
8 of 8 precincts reporting

District 5
Bert Bivins: 2,107; 55.2%
Jon Carson: 861; 22.6%
Frank Thompkins: 847; 22.2%
7 of 7 precincts reporting

District 6
Robert Abbott: 1,000; 23.1%
Chhor Chav: 242; 5.6%
Ed DeFore: 2,017; 46.7%
Adah Roberts: 1,063; 24.6%
6 of 6 precincts reporting

District 7
Eric Arnold: 877; 23.6%
Barry Bell: 678; 18.3%
Scotty Shepherd: 2,157; 58.1%
5 of 5 precincts reporting

District 8
Regina Davis: 597; 21.1%
Charles Jones: 1,075; 38.1%
Virgil Watkins: 1,148; 40.7%
6 of 6 precincts reporting

District 9
Al Tillman: 1,947; 60%
James Timley: 1,300; 40%
7 of 7 precincts reporting

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