Saturday May 28th, 2016 12:29PM

Regional election results for North Georgia

By Staff
UNDATED - Listed below are results for contested races only in various municipalities across the north Georgia region.

The following numbers are unofficial election results obtained from various elections offices around the north Georgia region. Official results will be sent to the Georgia Secretary of State's Office to be certified.

Note: These results will be updated through Wednesday morning or until completed.




Doug Cheek, incumbent 52.63% (90)
Martha Cotton 47.37% (81)



City Council

At-large Post

Bob Dixon, incumbent
Lorin Sinn-Clark
Nicole Tobias



City Council

Frank Craft 23.41% (48)
Angie Smith, incumbent 41.46% (85)
Mike Sosebee, incumbent 35.12% (72)
Top two vote-getters will be elected.

Sunday sale of liquor-by-the-drink in Dawsonville:

YES 71.66% (86)

NO 28.33% (34)


Extension of Habersham County Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).

YES 45.56% (1268)
NO 54.44% (1515)



Jerry R. Neace, incumbent 51.81% (86)
Avery J. Murray 47.59 (79)

City Council

Post 5

Robert Bohannon, incumbent 38.65%(63)
Larry Lewallen 61.35% (100)



Terry Greene, incumbent 60.08% (146)
Robert A. Kilgore 39.09% (95)

City Council

Post 1

Tina Courson Evans, incumbent 40.49% (100)
Barrie Aycock 59.51% (147)

Post 5

Bradley Ewan Lewallen, incumbent 36.18% (89)
Leigh Johnston 63.82 (157)


Authorize the Sunday sale of liquor-by-the-drink?

YES 65.85% (162)

NO 34.15% (84)

Authorize Sunday sale of packaged beer and wine?

YES 63.67% (156)

NO 36.33% (89)

Exempt from property taxes inventory of goods in the process of being manufactured in Clarkesville?

YES 62.71% (148)

NO 37.29% (88)

Exempt from property taxes inventory of finished products manufactured in Clarkesville and held by the manufacturer?

YES 62.50% (145)

NO 37.50% (87)

Exempt from property taxes inventory of goods manufactured in Clarkesville and warehoused or otherwise stored in Clarkesville?

YES 56.52% (130)

NO 43.48% (100)


City Commissioner

Post 2

Janice Griggs, incumbent 75.61% (31)
Jason R. Lewallen 24.39% (10)



Malcolm Hunnicutt, incumbent 43.27% (119)
Rick Austin 56.73% (156)

City Council (two seats)

Florence B. Wikle, incumbent 31.16% (153)
Jerry Harkness, incumbent 33.60% (165)
Sean Moore 33.60% (165)


Town Council (two seats)

Bobby Ayers, incumbent 33.11% (50)
Ray McAllister, incumbent 42.38% (64)
Andrea L. Simmons 21.19% (32)



Mayor (Final numbers)

Charles Alvarez 5.89% (109)
Danny Dunagan 61.84% (1144)
Debra Harkrider 11.41% (211)
Rose Johnson 20.59% (381)
Write-in .27% (5)



Shanon Lutz 119
Mike Miller, incumbent 360

City Council

Post 3

Ed Edwards 97
Fred Richards, incumbent 353

Post 5

Christopher Fetterman 152
Tara M. Richards, incumbent 322


Bret Adams 20
Lynn Adams 49
Bradley Armour 22
Kristi Crumpton 59
Mary Ellen Rogers 36
*Top two vote recipients are elected




Darren Glenn 42.21% (566)
Roy Plott 57.79% (775)

City Council

Post 4
Kathy DuBose, incumbent 41.43% (145)
Malcolm Gramley 57.43% (201)
Write-in 1.14% (4)

Post 5
Don Kupis 72.89% (207)
Doug Turco 12.68% (36)
Write-in 14.44% (41)

Jefferson School Board

Post 4
Derrell Crowe, incumbent 56.77% (88)
Blanche McCreary 42.58% (66)
Write-in .65% (1)


City Council

Post 2
Darren Owensby, incumbent 49.68% (78)
Donald Wilson 50.32% (79)

Commerce School Board

Post 1
Nathan Anderson 61.54% (40)
Kevin Tate 38.46 (25)


Authorize sale of package alcohol sales and alcohol by the drink?

YES 30.88% (42)

NO 69.12% (94)


Authorize Sunday sales of alcohol?

YES 58.82% (20)

NO 41.8% (14)


Authorize Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) for educational purposes?

YES 940

NO 298


City Council

Post 2

Johnny Ariemma, incumbent
Michael Glenn Clemons

Post 3

Gerald Lord, incumbent
Mitchell Ridley



City Commissioner (three seats)

Fred Garmon 98
Judy Holloway, incumbent 82
Phil Irish 54
Lynn Whitener, incumbent 41
Helen Wilkins, incumbent 94
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