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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:… Read More »

ELECTION: Civics 101 to Hold Town Hall Forum

The November General Election ballot will include four state constitutional amendments and a local organization is holding a town hall style forum to educate the public on the issues. Civics 101 is holding the meeting with local elected officials to answer the public’s questions about the proposed amendments.  The amendments are: “Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended… Read More »

Vote Today! Runoff Election is Today

The runoff election between Heather Lanier and Ryan Cleveland for Superior Court Judge will be held today, Tuesday, July 26. All voting precincts in Decatur County will be open until 7:00 p.m. tonight with the Superior Court Judge the only race on the ballot. In the May general election, Ryan Cleveland received 4094 votes, Heather Lanier garnered 4061,… Read More »

NEWS: SWGA Election Results (10 Counties), Meigs Mayor Recalled, Wanted Couple Could be in Georgia

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, May 25, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Decatur County Primary election results BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Election results from 10 southwest Georgia counties BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Meigs, GA (WCTV) – Meigs mayor recalled from office in last night’s… Read More »

ELECTION RESULTS – May 24th, 2016 Primary Election

Correction 9:46 p.m.:  Based on preliminary numbers, it looks like the Superior Court Judge race will go to a runoff.  Ryan Cleveland has 4094 votes (34.64%), Heather Lanier has 4061 votes (34.36%) and Mike Bankston has 3661 votes (30.9%).  In order to win tonight, a candidate needs 50% plus one vote. Update 8:55 p.m.: Fairgrounds precinct is in.  9/9… Read More »