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ELECTION RESULTS
From the Nov. 9, 2016
issue of The Journal
Marion County

   Marion County voters re-elected all three of the local officials who had opposition in the Nov. 8 Election. Results are below.
   Sheriff: Derrell Neal – 2,028 (64%); Eric Ivey – 1,128 (36%).
   Probate/Magistrate Judge: Heather Stuart – 2,237 (72%); Kevin Brown – 879 (28%).
   County Commission At-Large: Steve Young – 2,022 (66%); Jason Keyt – 1,023 (34%).
   Other vote totals in Marion County were:
   President: Donald Trump – 1,921 (60%); Hillary Clinton – 1,213 (38%); Gary Johnson – 49 (2%).
   US Senator: Johnny Isakson – 1,845 (62%); Jim Barksdale – 1,033 (35%); Allen Buckley – 77 (3%).
   US Rep. District 2: Greg Duke – 1,583 (51%); Sanford Bishop – 1,514 (49%).
   State Rep. District 138: Mike Cheokas – 1,904 (62%); Bill McGowan – 1,169 (38%).
   Local officials elected without opposition included: Clerk of Superior Court Joy Smith, Tax Commissioner Phylis Gibson, County Commissioner Norman Royal, County Commissioner George Neal, Soil & Water Rep. Joey Wells.

SCHLEY

   In Schley County's only local race in the Nov. 8 Election, challenger Brian Belcher (R) narrowly defeated incumbent Angeli Smith (D) in the race for District 2 on the County Commission. Belcher received 205 votes (51.9%), while Smith got 190 votes (48.1%).
   Other vote totals in Schley County were:
   President: Donald Trump – 1,472 (77%); Hillary Clinton – 401 (21%); Gary Johnson – 36 (2%).
   US Senator: Johnny Isakson – 1,445 (79%); Jim Barksdale – 345 (19%); Allen Buckley – 38 (2%).
   US Rep. District 2: Greg Duke – 1,279 (68%); Sanford Bishop – 601 (32%).
   State Rep. District 138: Mike Cheokas - 1,300 (69%); Bill McGowan - 580 (31%).
   Local officials elected without opposition included: Probate Judge Mitzi Way, Superior Court Clerk Kathy Royal, Sheriff Shane Tondee, Tax Commission Pam Register, Coroner D.L. Byrd, Commissioner Bill McClellan, BOE At Large member Rodney Wall, BOE District 2 member Clifton Aldridge, Sr., and BOE District 3 member LeAndra Lumpkin.

CHATTAHOOCHEE

   President: Donald Trump – 746 (54%); Hillary Clinton – 593 (43%); Gary Johnson – 45 (3%).
   US Senator: Johnny Isakson – 695 (55%); Jim Barksdale – 506 (40%); Allen Buckley – 62 (5%).
   US Rep. District 2: Sanford Bishop – 683 (51%); Greg Duke – 656 (49%).
   State Rep. D. 138: Mike Cheokas – 655 (52%); Bill McGowan – 611 (48%).
   Local officials elected without opposition included: Probate Judge James McGlaun, Clerk of Superior Court Laura Marion, Sheriff Hank Lynch, Tax Commissioner Z. Smith, Coroner T. Hancock, Chief Magistrate G. Daniel, Soil & Water Rep. B. Miller.

WEBSTER

   President: Donald Trump – 630 (57%); Hillary Clinton – 471 (42%); Gary Johnson – 13 (1%).
   US Senator: Johnny Isakson – 649 (61%); Jim Barksdale – 386 (37%); Allen Buckley – 15 (1%).
   US Rep. District 2: Sanford Bishop – 579 (53%); Greg Duke – 515 (47%).
   State Rep. D 151: Gerald Greene – 726 (71%); Kenneth Zachary – 293 (29%).
   Local officials elected without opposition included: Probate Judge J. Bankston, Superior Court Clerk T. Blankenship, Sheriff R. Dely, Tax Commissioner M. Hine, Commissioner T. Kennedy, Commissioner J. McCluster, Commissioner J. Holbrook.

STEWART

   Clerk of Superior Court: M. Dudley – 1,270 (66%); C. Matthews – 664 (34%).
   County Commission D1: T. Nelson – 243 (54%); J. Lee – 204 (46%).
   County Commission D3: E. Brown – 268 (56%); E. White – 212 (44%).
   President: Hillary Clinton – 1,220 (59%); Donald Trump – 805 (39%); Gary Johnson – 28 (1%).
   US Senator: Jim Barksdale – 899 (51%); Johnny Isakson – 807 (46%); Allen Buckley – 43 (2%).
   US Rep. District 2: Sanford Bishop – 1,454 (73%); Greg Duke – 529 (27%).
   State Rep. D 151: Gerald Greene – 1,133 (64%); Kenneth Zachary – 645 (36%).
   Local offices elected without opposition included: Sheriff L. Jones, Tax Commissioner K. Bass, Coroner S. Ammons, Chief Magistrate G. Ammons, Commissioner A. Scott.