Category Archives: runoff

Metze, Johnson Win Runoff; Bennett and Davis head to Runoff

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(APN) ATLANTA — Marie Metze and Mereda Johnson emerged victorious in the Tuesday July 14, 2015 Special Election, while J. Max Davis and Taylor Bennett are going into a Run-off Election.   In the race for DeKalb Commissioner District 5, Mereda Johnson beat George Turner with 53 percent of the vote.   Johnson will assume a seat representing south DeKalb […]

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Perdue, Wilson, Loudermilk Prevail in 2014 Primary Run-off Elections

(APN) ATLANTA — on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, Georgians voted in the 2014 General Primary Run-off and General Nonpartisan Run-off Elections.     STATEWIDE     In the U.S. Senate Republican Primary Run-off, David Perdue, cousin of former Gov. Sonny Perdue (R), squeezed by with 50.88 percent of the vote, to U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) 49.12 percent.  Kingston was […]

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Esteves, James Responses to APN’s APS BOE Questionnaire (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — In the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education At-large Seat 9, candidates Jason Esteves and Lori James are in a Run-off for the seat being vacated by Emmett Johnson.     Neither Esteves nor James returned their questionnaires timely to APN during the General Election.     APN reported over the summer regarding Esteves’s connection with Teach […]

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APS Privatization at Stake in Four Board Run-off Elections

(APN) ATLANTA — Eight candidates have advanced into four Run-off races for Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education (APS BOE), Districts 5 and 6 and At-Large Seats 8 and 9.  At least two of those candidates–Eshe Collins (District 6) and Jason Esteves (Seat 9)–appear to be very pro-charter.     With the reelection of Courtney English (Seat 8), and the […]

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Sunday Sales, E-SPLOST IV Pass; Amos, Brown in APS Run-off

  (APN) ATLANTA — Sunday alcohol sales passed overwhelmingly in cities across Fulton County, including Atlanta, Alpharetta, East Point, Hapeville, Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell, Sandy Springs, and Union City. Atlantans approved Sunday alcohol sales with 81.65 percent of the vote. The Georgia Legislature had approved earlier this year for cities and counties to hold referendums on the questions of Sunday […]

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