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Incumbents victorious in county elections
Voter turnout topped 53 percent in Henry County and gave county commission District 3 incumbent Gary Barham a satisfying 64 percent lead over Democratic challenger Darryl Payton. Barham carried the...
November 11, 2014 05:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County incumbents victorious over challengers
Henry County's unofficial election results as of 10 p.m. gave county commission District 3 incumbent Gary Barham a satisfying 64 percent lead over Democratic challenger Darryl Payton. "I'm looking ...
November 04, 2014 11:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry polls close
Polls are now closed in Henry County. Voters still in line will get to cast ballots. Between 25,000 and 30,000 citizens are expected to have turned out for Election Day. Stay with the Neighbor as w...
November 04, 2014 07:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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November 04, 2014 07:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County voting surge in full swing
Henry County Elections and Registration Director Janet Shellnutt said the after-work rush she predicted is happening now. "We're getting down to the nitty-gritty," she said about last-minute voters...
November 04, 2014 05:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry's midday turnout leaves big push for evening
Registered voters casting their ballots before work and on their lunch hours have swelled Henry County's results to nearly half of the 30,000 expected to turn out today, according to county Electio...
November 04, 2014 12:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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State scrambles to fix problems with voter site
As voters headed to the polls Tuesday, state officials scrambled to fix problems with a website that's supposed to help Georgians find their poll locations. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp sa...
November 04, 2014 12:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County turnout 'busy'
Henry County Elections and Registration spokeswoman Brook Schreiner said this morning's turnout has been active. "It's busy," she said. No technical problems occurred at the county's 38 polling pla...
November 04, 2014 08:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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News Guide: Highlights of Georgia elections
Key races to watch in Tuesday elections across Georgia. TOP OF THE TICKET After months of high-stakes campaigning and a seemingly endless barrage of negative TV ads, voters will finally choose whet...
November 03, 2014 12:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County races to watch include commission, House of Representatives
The big local race in Tuesday’s election is for Henry County District 3 between Republican Gary Barham, the incumbent, and Democratic challenger Darryl Payton. Barham, 59, is a lifelong McDonough r...
November 03, 2014 10:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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House District 78 rep faces challenge
Georgia House District 78, which includes part of Henry County, is up for grabs in the election Tuesday. Republican challenger Christopher J. Deraney, 33, of Jonesboro, is the social media director...
October 28, 2014 03:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barham, Payton vie for county's District 3
Henry County District 3 residents will decide if Republican Commissioner Gary Barham will retain his seat or lose to Democratic challenger Darryl Payton. Barham, 59, is a lifelong McDonough residen...
October 28, 2014 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heavier participation than expected for early voting
Henry County Elections and Registration Director Janet Shellnut said the first round of early voting Oct. 13 to 17 drew more constituents than expected. “Early voting is going very well and we actu...
October 22, 2014 11:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Recount ahead in GOP state school superintendent race
The Georgia secretary of state’s office Tuesday announced it will hold a recount in the Republican state school superintendent primary runoff election between Richard Woods and Michael L. “Mike” Bu...
July 29, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Only 10 percent vote in runoff election
Henry County’s July 22 runoff election turnout topped out at 10 percent between advance and Election Day voting, with 11,759 ballots cast from a voter pool of 117,327. Janet Shellnutt, director of ...
July 29, 2014 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilson wins Democratic primary for state superintendent
Democrat Valarie Wilson has won her party's nomination for state school superintendent. Early returns Tuesday showed Wilson winning about 54 percent of the vote against state Rep. Alisha Thomas Mor...
July 22, 2014 11:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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