Wednesday, July 21, 2010

GNB EXTRA--Election Recap 2010 (The Primaries)

Note: Here's a quick recap, and read, of the top stories regarding Tuesday's primary elections in Georgia.

Governor's Race

Former Governor Roy Barnes easily wins the Democratic nomination, while a runoff is looming on the Republican side. Click here and here for details on both races.

Attorney General

Ex-Dougherty County District Attorney Ken Hodges easily won the Democratic nomination over Rob Teilhet in Tuesday's primarily election. Click here for the reaction from Albany. Plus, read local reaction from Cobb County as one of their own is headed for a runoff in the Republican race. Also, read more reaction on the Democratic side here.

U.S. House of Representatives

It's official. Mike Keown will face incumbent Democratic Congressman Sanford Bishop in Georgia's 2nd Congressional District on November 2. Keown won the Republican nod for that seat in a landslide Tuesday night. Click here to find out how he did it.

In the 8th Congressional District, Austin Scott won the right to face another incumbent Democrat, Jim Marshall, in November's general election. Click here for the details from Tifton.

More results

Click here for a complete list of results from races statewide. Also, visit other portions of the site for a complete election recap at

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