Here's a recap of the special election that was held on Jan. 8
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Officials initially predicted a 5 percent turnout, but numbers were closer to 10 percent.
More Cherokee County voters showed up the polls to cast ballots in Tuesday's special election than officials anticipated. In unofficial results, nearly 10 percent of voters in Cherokee County went to the polls on Tuesday to vote in the election while turnout in the Fulton County portion of the district hovered around 5.6 percent. Out of 88,089 registered voters in both districts, 8,546 or 9.7 percent, cast ballots in the Georgia Senate District 21 and Georgia House District 21 races. Cherokee overall has around 129,000 registered voters. In Cherokee, Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Brandon Beach defeated former State Rep. Sean Jerguson of Holly Springs with 52 percent, or 3,925 votes. Jerguson received 48 percent…
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
In unofficial results, Brandon Beach leads former State Rep. Sean Jerguson in the State Senate race while the State House race heads to a run-off.
With all precincts reporting in Cherokee and Fulton counties, it appears Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Brandon Beach leads former State Rep. Sean Jerguson in the Georgia Senate District 21 special election. However, the Georgia House District 21 race will head to a Feb. 5 run-off. Beach appears to have defeated Jerguson with 58 percent, or 5,470 votes, compared to Jerguson's 42 percent, or 4,031 votes. Just in Cherokee, Beach received 51.75 percent, or 3,925, over Jerguson's 48.25 percent, or 3,660. Beach's lead in Fulton County was more evident as he received 81 percent, or 1,545, over Jerguson's 19 percent, or 371 votes. While all the votes in the House District 21 race has been counted, neither of the four …
Voters in the Georgia House District 21 and Georgia Senate District 21 will choose between candidates vying for both seats.
Today is the special election to fill both the Georgia Senate District 21 and Georgia House District 21 seats. Polls will open today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in parts of Cherokee County, Alpharetta and Milton for voters to choose the next person to be sworn into those seats. Voters in the state Senate District 21, which includes the eastern half of Cherokee County, Milton and part of Alpharetta, will choose between former State Rep. Sean Jerguson of Holly Springs and Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Brandon Beach of Alpharetta. Voters in House District 21, which includes parts of Holly Springs, Canton and southeast Cherokee County, will choose between Republicans Scot Turner, Brian Laurens, Kenneth Mimbs and Democrat…
Monday, January 7, 2013
However, the four candidates in Tuesday's special election for the Georgia House District 21 seat aren't raising as much money as the Georgia Senate District 21 candidates.
The four candidates vying for the Georgia House District 21 seat in Tuesday's special election aren't bring in as much dough as their counterparts running for the Georgia Senate District 21 seat. Democratic candidate Natalie Bergeron and her Republican challengers Scot Turner, Kenneth Mimbs and Brian Laurens have all submitted their campaign contributions and expenditures reports for the special election. Turner, who challenged Sean Jerguson in July Republican primary for the state house seat, has raised $14,905.91 in cash and $9,496.50 in in-kind contributions. However, Turner in his report notes he had previous donations carried over from the 2012 primary season. Turner reported $8,741.79 in previous cash contributions and $8,875.00 …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Attorney Bill Fincher of Canton has ended his short bid for the Georgia House District 21 seat.
A second candidate for the Georgia House District 21 seat has cut short his bid to become Cherokee County's newest elected official. Bill Fincher, who serves as an assistant district attorney for the Appalachian Judicial Circuit, has dropped out of the race to replace State Rep. Sean Jerguson (R-Holly Springs), Cherokee County Elections Supervisor Janet Munda confirmed this morning. Jerguson resigned the seat he was reapportion into and subsequently won in the Nov. 6 general election to seek the vacant Georgia Senate District 21 seat, which also became vacant after former Woodstock Senator Chip Rogers abruptly resigned. Patch has reached out to Fincher and is waiting to hear back from the Canton resident. Fincher's decision to end his …