Election roundup: Tomlinson re-elected; Wells heads to runoff

spedersen@ledger-enquirer.comMay 21, 2014 

The May 20 nonpartisan and primary elections are in the books. Here's a roundup of results:

Mayor: Teresa Tomlinson was re-elected with over 62 percent of the vote.

Council, District 1: Jerry "Pops" Barnes maintains seat.

Council, District 7: Evelyn “Mimi” Woodson was victorious in her bid for a sixth-straight term.

Council, District at large: Judy Thomas was re-elected with over 60 percent of the vote.

School board, District 2: Incumbent John Wells, candidate John Thomas will head to July 22 runoff.

School board, District 8: Frank Myers defeats Beth Harris with nearly 65 percent of the vote.

School board, District at large: Kia Chambers wins seat without runoff.

Statewide races

U.S. Senate: Michelle Nunn won the democratic primary, and David Perdue and Jack Kingston will head to a July 22 runoff for the Republican nomination.

Governor: Gov. Nathan Deal handily won the Republican primary. He'll face state Sen. Jason Carter in November.

State superintendent: In the Democratic primary, Valarie Wilson and Alisha Morgan appeared headed for a runoff. On the Republican side, Michael Buck and Richard Woods were likely going in the same direction.

Ledger-Enquirer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service