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Forum Features Senate Candidates

Forum Features Senate Candidates

The public will be able to hear candidates field questions before the general election Nov. 6.

A candidate's forum takes place at the W.E. Knox Civic Center in Gray on Oct. 15 at 6:30 p.m., according to Kathyjo Gordon with the Jones County Chamber of Commerce. That's at 161 West Clinton Street.

The audience will be able to ask question in written form, which will then be reviewed and given to the moderator.

The following candidates have been invited:

Runoff Results | Senate District 26

Runoff Results | Senate District 26

Senate District 26 
5 of 7 Counties Reporting
David Lucas 51% 8472

Lucas and Paris Campaigns Reach Out To Voters Over Weekend

Former State Representative David Lucas and Georgia State Senator Miriam Paris reached out to voters on Saturday and Sunday to get people out to the polls in the run-off election on Tuesday, August 21st.

At Lucas headquarters, volunteers made phone calls to constituents throughout District 26 asking them to vote for David Lucas in the run-off election. 

"The main thing is that one on one contact with voters to let people know that David is sincere in his run for election to the state senate to remind people of the things that he's already done and has continued to do out of office," said Elaine Lucas, Macon City Councilwoman, and wife of David Lucas.

Elaine Lucas said that her husband has been out in the field campaigning throughout District 26. Volunteers also organized fliers that were handed out at churches and businesses.



Check back here for periodic updates on the election results as we receive them.

12:37 a.m.

  • Middle Georgia T-SPLOST: (Includes Bibb, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Crawford, Peach, Pulaski, Twiggs, Wilkinson, Baldwin, Putnam counties):  

No has 56 percent of the vote with 73 percent of precincts reporting.

  • Central Savannah T-SPLOST: (Includes Hancock and Washington Counties):

Yes has 54 percent of the vote with 69 percent of precincts reporting.

  • Heart of Georgia T-SPLOST: (includes Laurens, Johnson, Treutlen, Wheeler, Telfair, Dodge, Bleckley and Wilcox counties):

Yes has 52 percent of the vote with 76 percent of precincts reporting.

  • River Valley T-SPLOST: (includes Taylor, Macon and Dooly counties):

Yes leads with 54 percent, 81 percent of precincts reporting.

ELECTION RESULTS for Twiggs County

ELECTION RESULTS for Twiggs County

Chairman Republican: Glen Christopher leads with 71 percent of the vote with 100 percent of precincts reporting.

Sheriff Democrat: Darren Mitchum laeds with 81 percent of the vote, all precincts reporting.

County Chairman Democrats: Ken Fowler leads with 60 percent, 40 percent of precincts reporting.

Commission, District 1Democrats: Tommy Lee Bryant leads with 58 percent, all precincts reporting.

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Sunday Sales Passes in Jeffersonville

Sunday Sales Passes in Jeffersonville

Jeffersonville alcohol package sales passes with 56 percent of the vote.

ELECTION DAY | Last Minute Voter Information

ELECTION DAY | Last Minute Voter Information

Tuesday marks Election Day.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

When you go to vote, be sure to take your Georgia license, passport or military photo ID. You'll need to show that before voting.

If you need to doublecheck your polling location, enter your information and the database will show you where you're registered.

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