2014 primary election results

Steve Brown held off two opponents to win re-election to the Fayette County Commission, as all nine precincts have reported and he had a 321 vote spread with 52.6 percent of the District 3 vote over fellow former mayors Harold Logsdon and Don Haddix.

There will be a runoff for the Post 4 Republican primary as none of the four candidates won a majority of the votes. Diane Basham led with 948 votes at 38.79 percent followed by John Kimbell in second with 882 votes (36.09 percent). They will meet in the July runoff as Jane Owens finished with 360 votes and Mindy Fredrikson got 254 votes.

A runoff is also in order for the District 16 state senate seat as Marty Harbin of Tyrone will face Fayetteville resident David Studdard as they were the top to finishers. Harbin got 4,227 votes (26.33 percent) district wide to Studdard’s 3,463 (21.57 percent).

Some 15,932 of the county’s 70373 voters (22.64 percent) cast ballots in the election.

Post 3 county commission race:
• Steve Brown (i): 1,319
• Don Haddix: 189
• Harold Logsdon: 998

Post 4 board of education race:
• Diane Basham: 948
• Mindy Fredrikson: 254
• John Kimbell: 882
• Jane Owens: 360

District 16, Ga. State Senate (Fayette Co. results only):
• Bob Barnard: 891
• James W. Clifton: 764
• Marty Harbin: 2,757
• W.G. “Bill” Johnston: 374
• Erik A. Manning: 1,380
• David J. Studdard: 2,177
• Gil B. Williams: 188

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