Elec­tion

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vote, Den­mon took 32.45 per­cent of the vote with can­di­date Ed Moyer tak­ing 31.86 per­cent.

Cal­houn City School Board Post 1 went to Andy Bax­ter, who ran un­op­posed for the seat va­cated by Long. City School Board Posts 2 and 3 were un­op­posed, with in­cum­bents Rhoda Washington and David Scog­gins re­main­ing in of­fice.

Two spe­cial non­bind­ing votes were on the bal­lot for the City of Cal­houn. The non­bind­ing vote for term lim­its for the Mayor and City Coun­cil mem­bers passed with 61.18 per­cent of the vote. The non-bind­ing vote to add two more mem­bers to the coun­cil, tak­ing it from a four mem­ber coun­cil to a six mem­ber coun­cil, passed with just 50.44 per­cent of the vote.

Re­saca Town Coun­cil Post 3 will also see a runoff on Dec. 5 be­tween Michael Austin and Randy Bar­ron. Austin took 48.98 per­cent of the vote with Bar­ron tak­ing 30.61 per­cent. Can­di­date Mitch Reed had 20.41 per­cent.

In­cum­bent San­dra Adams had no op­po­si­tion for Re­saca Town Coun­cil Post 4, se­cur­ing her spot on the Coun­cil for an­other four years.

The county- wide SPLOST vote passed with more than 77 per­cent of the vote.

A runoff elec­tion for Cal­houn City Post 4 and Re­saca Town Coun­cil Post 3 will be held on Tues­day, Dec. 5, with early vot­ing start­ing later in the month. For more in­for­ma­tion on the runoff, visit the Gor­don County Board of Elec­tions and Voter Reg­is­tra­tion Of­fice at http://gor­don­county.org/ de­part­ments/ board- of­elec­tions.

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