Forsyth County election results

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Here are the unofficial Forsyth County election results with all 25 precincts reporting
Of the county's 100,607 registered voters, there were 30,953 ballots cast or a 30.77 percent voter turnout.
Forsyth County Sheriff Ted Paxton will face off against Duane Piper in a runoff election Aug. 21. Also on a runoff, the coroner's race with Mary Beth Pais and Harold Bennett and Forsyth County Commission District 4 incumbent Patrick Bell will face off against Cindy Mills.

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YES (NP) 25.20% 7,760

NO (NP) 74.80% 23,032

Total votes cast 30,792


State Senator, District 27 - REP - Murphy wins.

JACK MURPHY (I) (REP) 50.22% 13,282

STEVE VOSHALL (REP) 49.78% 13,165

Total votes cast 26,447


Forsyth County Sheriff - R Paxton and Piper will go to a runoff Aug. 21.

LAUREN W. MCDONALD (REP) 24.96% 6,860

TED PAXTON (I) (REP) 47.64% 13,093

DUANE K. PIPER (REP) 27.40% 7,529

Total votes cast 27,482


Forsyth County Tax Commissioner - R

MATTHEW LEDBETTER(I (REP) 100.00% 22,881

Total votes cast 22,881


Coroner - R Pais and Bennett will go to a runoff Aug. 21.

HAROLD BENNETT (REP) 33.39% 8,150

MARK D. MUSSELWHITE (REP) 23.30% 5,688

MARY BETH PAIS (REP) 43.31% 10,570

Total votes cast 24,408


Solicitor - R

LESLIE ABERNATHY (I) (REP) 100.00% 22,021

Total votes cast 22,021


County Commission District 2 - R -- Tam wins.

DENNIS TED BROWN (REP) 36.97% 1,952

SCOTT PADIS (REP) 5.30% 280

BRIAN R. TAM (I) (REP) 57.73% 3,048

Total votes cast 5,280


County Commission District 4 - R -- Bell and Mills go to a runoff Aug. 21.

PATRICK BELL (I) (REP) 26.71% 1,535

TIM HUBBARD (REP) 15.59% 896

CHARLES H. MEAGHER (REP) 5.69% 327

CINDY JONES MILLS (REP) 44.16% 2,538

BILL MULROONEY (REP) 7.85% 451

Total votes cast 5,747


County Commission District 5 - R  -- Boff wins.

JIM BOFF (I) (REP) 61.46% 3,555

JOHN DERUCKI (REP) 38.54% 2,229

Total votes cast 5,784


Board Of Education District 3 - R

TOM CLEVELAND (I) (REP) 100.00% 3,669

Total votes cast 3,669

Board Of Education District 4 - R

DARLA S. LIGHT (I) (REP) 100.00% 4,760

Total votes cast 4,760

Board Of Education District 5 - R

NANCY ROCHE (I) (REP) 100.00% 4,739

Total votes cast 4,739


Republican Party Question 1

Should Georgia have casino gambling with funds going to education?

YES (REP) 54.23% 15,223

NO (REP) 45.77% 12,846

Total votes cast 28,069


Republican Party Question 2

Do you support ending the current practice of unlimited gifts from lobbyists to state legislators by imposing a $100 cap on such gifts?

YES (REP) 89.48% 24,954

NO (REP) 10.52% 2,934

Total votes cast 27,888


Republican Party Question 3

Should active duty military personnel who are under the age of 21 be allowed to obtain a Georgia weapons license?

YES (REP) 70.19% 19,594

NO (REP) 29.81% 8,321

Total votes cast 27,915


Republican Party Question 4

Should Citizens who wish to vote in a primary election be required to register by their political party affiliation at least thirty (30) days prior to such primary election?

YES (REP) 48.76% 13,490

NO (REP) 51.24% 14,176

Total votes cast 27,666


Republican Party Question 5

Life Amendment Question

YES (REP) 61.64% 16,599

NO (REP) 38.36% 10,331

Total votes cast 26,930


Democratic Party Question 1

Should the Georgia Constitution be amended to allow the state to override locally-elected school boards’ decisions when it comes to the creation of charter schools in your county or city?

YES (DEM) 42.95% 834

NO (DEM) 57.05% 1,108

Total votes cast 1,942


Democratic Party Question 2

Do you support ending current practice permitting unlimited gifts from lobbyists to state legislators?

YES (DEM) 83.84% 1,655

NO (DEM) 16.16% 319

Total votes cast 1,974


Democratic Party Question 3

Should Georgia adopt an income tax credit for home energy costs to support the economic security of our families?

YES (DEM) 82.20% 1,602

NO (DEM) 17.80% 347

Total votes cast 1,949


Democratic Party Question 4

Should Georgia reduce sales taxes on Made in Georgia products so as to support the growth of small businesses in our state?

YES (DEM) 84.10% 1,661

NO (DEM) 15.90% 314

Total votes cast 1,975


Supreme Court Justice

CAROL W. HUNSTEIN(I) (NP) 99.28% 23,702

Write-in (NP) 0.72% 171

Total votes cast 23,873


Supreme Court Justice

HAROLD D. MELTON (I) (NP) 99.47% 23,508

Write-in (NP) 0.53% 126

Total votes cast 23,634


Supreme Court Justice

HUGH P. THOMPSON (I) (NP) 99.52% 23,402

Write-in (NP) 0.48% 112

Total votes cast 23,514


Appeals Court Judge

MICHAEL P. BOGGS (I) (NP) 99.63% 23,309

Write-in (NP) 0.37% 87

Total votes cast 23,396


Appeals Court Judge

STEPHEN DILLARD (I) (NP) 99.69% 23,183

Write-in (NP) 0.31% 72

Total votes cast 23,255


Appeals Court Judge

JOHN J. ELLINGTON(I) (NP) 99.76% 23,017

Write-in (NP) 0.24% 56

Total votes cast 23,073


Appeals Court Judge

M. YVETTE MILLER (I) (NP) 99.76% 22,973

Write-in (NP) 0.24% 55

Total votes cast 23,028


Appeals Court Judge

HERBERT PHIPPS (I) (NP) 99.75% 22,935

Write-in (NP) 0.25% 57

Total votes cast 22,992


Superior Court Judge, Bell Forsyth Circuit

DAVID L. DICKINSON(I (NP) 99.70% 23,304

Write-in (NP) 0.30% 71

Total votes cast 23,375


State Court Judge

PHILIP C. SMITH (I) (NP) 99.74% 23,256

Write-in (NP) 0.26% 61

Total votes cast 23,317


State Court Judge

T. R. MCCLELLAND (I) (NP) 99.69% 23,370

Write-in (NP) 0.31% 73

Total votes cast 23,443


Chief Magistrate

WALKER BRAMBLETT (I) (NP) 63.92% 17,517

BARBARA COLE (NP) 36.02% 9,871

Write-in (NP) 0.07% 18

Total votes cast 27,406


State Senator, District 51 - REP

STEVE GOOCH (I) (REP) 100.00% 195

Total votes cast 195


State Representative, District 9 - REP Tanner wins.

CLINT SMITH (REP) 36.46% 202

KEVIN K. TANNER (REP) 63.54% 352

Total votes cast 554


State Representative, District 22 - REP

CALVIN HILL (I) (REP) 100.00% 1,532

Total votes cast 1,532


State Representative, District 24 - REP

MARK HAMILTON (I) (REP) 100.00% 6,831

Total votes cast 6,831


State Representative, District 25 - REP

MIKE DUDGEON (I) (REP) 100.00% 5,718

Total votes cast 5,718


Representative, District 26 - REP

GEOFF L. DUNCAN (REP) 50.31% 4,503

TOM KNOX (REP) 49.69% 4,448

Total votes cast 8,951


District Attorney, Bell Forsyth Circuit - REP

PENNY A. PENN (I) (REP) 100.00% 21,860

Total votes cast 21,860


Probate Judge - R

LYNWOOD JORDAN JR(I (REP) 100.00% 21,827

Total votes cast 21,827


Superior Court Clerk - R

GREG G. ALLEN (I) (REP) 100.00% 21,866

Total votes cast 21,866