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Kathy Cooper wins third term on Hall commission
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Kathy Cooper

County Commissioner Kathy Cooper, representing Hall County’s District 1, defeated Democratic opponent Laura Colaninno. The final vote between the two candidates was Cooper’s 78% to Colaninno’s 22%. 


Who she is: Cooper has been a Hall County resident and married to her husband for 37 years. They have three children together.


Reaction: “I’m very humbled,” Cooper said. “This will be my third term. I’m grateful for the confidence that my neighbors have in me.” 


On the issues: As Cooper looks to take office for another term, she said she’s looking to focus specifically on issues of community, growth and improved education. 


What's next: Cooper will begin her third term as commissioner. 


Hall County Commission, District 1

Kathy Cooper (R): 78%

Laura Colaninno (D): 22%