With four of four precincts reporting, but not including provisional ballots. Races with opposition.
STATE SENATE, District 8
Tim Golden, I (R): 1,850 ... 66.79%
Bikram Mohanty (D): 920 ... 33.21%
J. Darrell Watson (R): 1,392 ... 47.72%
Nick Norton, I (D): 1,525 ... 52.28%
BOARD OF EDUCATION, Chairman
Franklin Patten, I (R): 1,519 ... 52.85%
Phillip Connell (D): 1,355 ... 47.15%
AMENDMENT #1, Charter Schools
Yes: 1,378 ... 50.26%
No: 1,364 ... 49.74%
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Today in History for Thursday, June 20, 2013
In 1943, race-related rioting erupted in Detroit; federal troops were sent in two days later to quell the violence that resulted in more than 30 deaths.
Actor James Gandolfini dies in Italy at age 51
HBO and James Gandolfini’s managers say the actor famous for “The Sopranos” has died in Italy.
Military plans would put women in most combat jobs
Declaring “the days of Rambo are over,” a top general said Tuesday that cultural, social and behavioral concerns may be bigger hurdles than tough physical fitness requirements for women looking to join the military’s special operations units.
Police: Man stabs 2 at senior center; woman dies
Police in Atlanta are investigating a stabbing at a senior care apartment complex that left one resident dead and another wounded.
Ohio police chief takes criminals to task online
If you’re up to no good in this pocket of northeast Ohio, especially in a witless way, you’re risking not only jail time or a fine but a swifter repercussion with a much larger audience.
DeKalb CEO accused of trying to extort vendors
A grand jury indictment on Tuesday accuses DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis of threatening to withhold county business from companies that didn’t contribute to his campaign.
Report: Too many teachers, too little quality
Just four teacher-training programs at Georgia’s college and universities earned high marks on a national survey released Tuesday looking at more than 1,000 programs across the country.
Medicare: Cost-saving changes coming for diabetics
Medicare begins a major change next month that could save older diabetics money and time when they buy crucial supplies to test their blood sugar.
Boy, 9, hurt trying to save sister in carjacking
Police were searching for a suspect after a boy was hurt while trying to save his sister in a carjacking.
Today in History for Wednesday, June 19, 2013
In 1862, Congress passed, and President Abraham Lincoln signed, a measure abolishing slavery in U.S. territories.
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