Valerie Wynn held off Lynn Wood on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to win a special election runoff for Macon-Bibb County Commission District 1. Wynn will fill the remaining two years left on the term for the north Macon district.
Conventional wisdom says it costs hundreds of thousands, even millions of dollars to win a congressional primary election. But a handful of wanna-be House members are advancing to the November ballot having spent less than $5,000.
The Macon-Bibb County, Georgia, Commission District 1 runoff will be the lone race on the Tuesday, June 19, 2018, ballot. Valerie Wynn and Lynn Wood are vying to become the newest member of the County Commission.
The Bibb County elections board is expected to vote Friday, May 25, 2018, on setting the runoff election date for County Commission District 1 on June 19. That would be a month earlier than the runoffs for the general primaries held on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
Lynn Wood and Valerie Wynn will face off in a July runoff for Macon-Bibb, Georgia, County Commission District 1. They were the top two candidates to emerge from the Tuesday, May 22, 2018, special election.
Primary election results for Georgia House District 144 have Danny Mathis winning the Republican nomination. Democrats Jessica Walden and Gregory Odoms will be in a runoff. Also, a look at candidates fundraising.
Election results show the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, T-SPLOST, appeared to have been narrowly defeated in Middle Georgia on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Tallies show 31,024 voting against it and 29,478 voting in favor.
Primary election results for Georgia House District 141 have Republican Dale Washburn and Gary Bechtel, a former Macon-Bibb County, GA, commissioner, headed to a runof. Also, a look at the candidates' fundraising.
Election results for contested races in Middle Georgia in the Tuesday, May 22, 2018, primary. Results are for Bibb, Crawford, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach and Twiggs counties. Plus, the T-SPLOST and GA House Districts 141, 142, 143 and 144.
There are local, state and federal races on the election ballots Tuesday, May 22, 2018, across Middle Georgia. From state legislature to a new sales tax referendum, here are some reasons why you should consider voting.
Three candidates are vying for the Macon-Bibb County Commission District 1 seat covering north Macon, Georgia. They say they are against the proposed millage rate increase and explain how they think the county can solve its budget problems.
The state ethics commission is tasked with handling campaign financial reports from elected officials and candidates across the state. So why are there so many people who have been fined for not filing reports on time?
Bibb County has one contested Board of Education race and Houston County has two in the upcoming primary election. The candidates recently lent their thoughts on safety and security policies in the school.
Candidates in the May 22, 2018, election for three GA House of Representatives seats that represent a part of Macon-Bibb County (Districts 141, 142 and 144) were asked about their views on Other Local Option Sales Tax legislation, or OLOST.
Macon Water Authority District 1 candidate Marshall Wendell Talley, of Charles Street, was arrested on a DUI charge shortly after 4 a.m. Thursday, May 3, 2018, by the Georgia State Patrol. Talley, 34, is on the May 22 primary ballot.
Four Republican candidates for House District 141 to replace Allen Peake in the legislature - Gary Bechtel, Shane Mobley, Dale Washburn, Todd Tolbert - give their thoughts on supporting growing of marijuana in Georgia for medical purposes.
Poor funding, a big push for online responses and a potential question about citizenship could mean huge undercounts for rural Southerners in the 2020 Census. An inaccurate count would leave areas already hurting for federal assistance even worse off.
Donald J. Trump pulled off an unexpected victory early on Wednesday morning, becoming the 45th president-elect. Polls were unable to anticipate the large turnout of white, working-class voters in key states.