The 2014 ballot

April 26, 2014 

Here are the contested races Muscogee County voters can expect to find on their ballots, though offices vary by district and by whether voters choose to vote in the Democratic or Republican state party primary:

DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY BALLOT

U.S. SENATE:

O. Steen Miles

M. Michelle Nunn

Branko "Rad" Radulovacki

Todd Anthony Robinson

SECRETARY OF STATE:

Gerald R. Beckum

Doreen Carter

INSURANCE COMMISSIONER:

Keith G. Heard

Elizabeth N. "Liz" Johnson

STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT:

Tarnisha L. Dent

Marion Spencer "Denise" Freeman

Jurita Forehand Mays

Alisha Thomas Morgan

R. "Rita" Robinzine

Valarie D. Wilson

PARTY QUESTIONS:

1. Should Georgia raise the state minimum wage above the current $5.15 an hour?

2. Should Georgians' federal tax dollars be returned to Georgia to fund Medicaid expansion and relieve the indigent-care burden on our hospitals?

3. Should the Constitution of Georgia be amended to create an independent ethics commission, not tied to the governor's office, legislature or other elected office, to more effectively police potential ethics violations by elected officials?

4. Should the Constitution of Georgia be amended to make the education budget Georgia's first funding priority?

REPUBLICAN PRIMARY BALLOT

U.S. SENATE:

Paul Collins Broun

Arthur A. "Art" Gardner

J.P. "Phl" Gingrey

Derrick E. Grayson

Karen C. Handel

J.R. "Jack" Kingston

David A. Perdue

GOVERNOR:

John D. Barge

J. Nathan Deal

David E. Pennington III

STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT:

Mary K. Bacallao

Ashley D. Bell

Michael L. "Mike" Buck

Sharyl H. Dawes

Allen Bowles Fort

Nancy T. Jester

T. Fitz Johnson

Kira G. Willis

Richard L. Woods

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONER:

Douglas T. Kidd

Charles C. "Craig" Lutz

Lauren W. "Bubba" McDonald

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE, 2ND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT:

Vivian L. Childs

Gregory P. "Greg" Duke

NONPARTISAN RACES

COLUMBUS MAYOR:

Colin Martin

Teresa Pike Tomlinson

COLUMBUS COUNCIL AT-LARGE:

Felicia L. Hamilton

Judy W. Thomas

COLUMBUS COUNCIL DISTRICT 1:

Jerry "Pops" Barnes

Zeph Baker

COLUMBUS COUNCIL DISTRICT 7:

Xavier McCaskey

Evelyn "Mimi" Woodson

MUSCOGEE SCHOOL BOARD AT-LARGE:

Kia Chambers

Owen Ditchfield

Nate Sanderson

MUSCOGEE SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 2:

Victor Morales

John "Bart" Steed

John F. Thomas

John Wells

MUSCOGEE SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 8:

Beth Harris

J. Frank Myers

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