Election results come in; winners announced

By: Lexy Cruz Email
By: Lexy Cruz Email
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Tuesday, May 20, 2013

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) - Hardie Davis wins the Augusta mayor seat while other local races go into a runoff.


More than 29,000 people cast their ballots in the May 2014 elections. The voter turnout topped 29 percent, according to the city.

Augusta mayor

Hardie Davis won the Augusta Mayor's race wins with 75 percent of the votes. Davis was a former Georgia Senator.

SPLOST

Richmond County's $194.3 million SPLOST failed last night by one percent.

McDuffie County voters passed their SPLOST.

Augusta Commission

New faces for Augusta Commission includes Grady Smith for District 10, Sammie Sias for District 4 and Dennis Williams for District 2. Bob Finnegan (30 percent) will face Ben Hasan (32 percent) in a runoff for the District 6 seat.

Columbia County

Ron Cross keeps the Columbia County Chairman seat with 61 percent of the vote.

Regional and State

Rick Allen will face incumbent John Barrow for the 12th Congressional Representative seat. Mike Collins (R) and Jody Hice (R) matched up with 33 percent of the vote. After a runoff, one of them will face Kenneth Dious in the 10th Congressional Representative race.

The winner of the republican U.S. Senate runoff, Jack Kingston (R) or David Perdue (R), will face Michelle Nunn (D).

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