McBride takes judgeship by 3,000 votes

It appears Columbus attorney Gil McBride was elected the newest Superior Court judge in the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit Tuesday night.

McBride, 46, took 44,125 votes, 51.7 percent, with 96 percent of precincts reporting. Alonza Whitaker, 53, took 41,202 votes, or 48.3 percent.