86-year-old political unknown Pyles heads to DeKalb commission runoff
by Christine Fonville
November 18, 2014 09:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
After the Nov. 4 general election, some DeKalb County residents may have been surprised to see — amongst the five candidates on the ballot for County Commission District 1, four of whom were listed as Republicans — 86-year-old independent candidate Holmes Pyles gain the most votes. The surprise may come from the fact that Pyles, a resident of Stone Mountain, did not collect campaign contributions and was not a known figure in the pol...

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