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Primary proves tight race for Hall chairman, easy contest for incumbents
Brantley Burns and wife Sandra visit Gainesville First United Methodist Church Tuesday morning to cast their ballots in the primary election.
In Hall County, with 100 percent of precincts reporting: Richard Higgins wins Hall chairman seat in tight race• Steve Gailey: 49.01%√ Richard Higgins: 50.99% Billy Powell earns another term as District 2 Hall commissioner• Eugene Moon: 44.44% √ Billy Powell: 55.56% Jeff Stowe bests challenger in Hall commission District 4 primary • Troy Phillips: 41.91% √ Jeff Stowe: 58.09% Craig Herrington keeps seat on Hall school board• Clay Davis: 42.41% √ Craig Herrington: 57.59% John Breakfield wins state court judge race√ John Breakfield: 59.61%• Michelle Hall: 40.23% In state and regional races: AP: Collins keeps seat in U.S. House District 9• Paul Broun: 21.61%√ Doug Collins: 61.56%• Roger Fitzpatrick: 10.40%• Bernie Fontaine: 3.02% • Mike Scupin: 3.42% State Senate District 50• Roy Benifield: 38.33% • John Wilkinson: 61.67% AP: Isakson easily wins Republican nomination to U.S. SenateRepublicans• Mary Kay Baccalao: 10.18%• Derrick Grayson: 12.13%√ Johnny Isakson: 77.69%Democrats• Jim Barksdale: 51.08%• Cheryl Copeland: 44.03%• John F. Coyne III: 4.89% Public service commissioner• Kellie Pollard Austin: 12.53%• Tim Echols: 69.42%• Michelle Miller: 18.05%