Buckner leads Davenport; other races not so close

With 33 of 60 precincts counted in Tuesday’s election, the partial results from districts relevant to Clayton County — all with only Democrat candidates running — indicated the following:

District 44 Georgia State Senate

Challenger Gail Buckner held a slim lead over incumbent Gail Davenport. Buckner had 48.14 percent of the vote, while Davenport had 43.58 percent. Marcus E. Davis had 8.29 percent.

District 60 Georgia State Representative

Incumbent Keisha Waites was leading with 66.10 percent of the votes while Latrenka Riley had 14.77 percent. Newcomer Antonio Lewis had 10.27 percent of the vote and William Fisher had 8.86 percent.

District 63 Georgia State Representative

Ronnie Mabra had 46.50 percent of the vote in the newly created district, leading comfortably over Linda Pritchett (28.78 percent) and T.J. Copeland (24.72 percent).

District 74 Georgia State Representative

For the seat that Roberta Abdul-Salaam is vacating, so she can seek the chairmanship of the Clayton County Commission, Valencia Stovall was leading with 56.26 percent and Charles Davis showed 43.74 percent.

District 75 Georgia State Representative

Mike Glanton led the race with 56.54 percent of the vote while incumbent Yasmin Neal had 43.46 percent of the vote.

District 76 Georgia State Representative

Incumbent Sandra G. Smith appeared well on the way to victory, claiming 55.96 percent of the vote. Kim Cox Owens was second with 25.17 percent and Jeffery Benoit had 18.88 percent.

District 77 Georgia State Representative

Incumbent Darryl Jordan led with 55.96 percent of the vote and his opponent Kevin Thomas came in with 44.04 percent.

District 78 Georgia State Representative

Incumbent Glenn Baker led over his only challenger, Demetrius Douglas. Baker had 52.85 percent of the vote to Douglas’ 47.15.


OscarKnight 2 years, 12 months ago

....Its a coin tossed between these Two Gails; Both are a Gale Force on a our Self Defense Rights in The Georgia General Assembly.


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