ELECTION RESULTS: HARRELL DEFEATS SELLERS

By | November 8, 2016

According to the Georgia Secretary of State’s website, all 9 precincts have reported in Decatur County for the November 8 General Election.  An impressive 74.69 % of registered voters in Decatur County turned out.  The results for the contested elections and constitutional amendments are:

TAX COMMISSIONER:

Oliver Sellers – 3569

Mark Harrell – 6258

US REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 2:

Greg Duke 5110

Sanford Bishop 4883

UNITED STATES SENATOR

Johnny Isakson – 5583

Jim Barksdale – 3512

Allen Buckley – 286

UNITED STATES PRESIDENT:

Donald Trump – 6009

Hillary Clinton – 4104

Gary Johnson – 125

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 173:

Darlene Taylor – 1951

Tommy TC Hill – 1119

Constitutional Amendment 1: Provides greater flexibility and state accountability to fix failing schools through increasing community involvement.
9 of 9 Precincts Reporting
Percent Votes
YES 41.19% 4,039
NO 58.81% 5,766

Constitutional Amendment #2
Authorizes penalties for sexual exploitation and assessments on adult entertainment to fund child victims’ services.
9 of 9 Precincts Reporting
Percent Votes
YES 79.07% 7,667
NO 20.93% 2,030

Constitutional Amendment #3
Reforms and re-establishes the Judicial Qualifications Commission and provides for its composition, governance, and powers.
9 of 9 Precincts Reporting
Percent Votes
YES 59.53% 5,476
NO 40.47% 3,723

Constitutional Amendment #4
Dedicates revenue from existing taxes on fireworks to trauma care, fire services, and public safety.
9 of 9 Precincts Reporting
Percent Votes
YES 73.44% 7,090
NO 26.56% 2,564

*It should be noted that these results are from DECATUR COUNTY only.  Some candidates for state and national office appear on the ballot in multiple counties.



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