Runoff elections underway in Georgia

Runoff elections underway in Georgia

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Runoff elections are underway Tuesday in Georgia.

In addition to several statewide races, there are several local races taking place in the Chattahoochee Valley.

In Muscogee County, the race for the District 4 City Council seat will decide who between Toyia Tucker and Elaine Gillespie will fulfill the unexpired term left vacant by former councilwoman Evelyn Turner Pugh.

In Harris County, the race for the District 4 County Commission seat is up for grabs. Republicans Richie Grantham and Bobby Irions are vying for the seat. There is no Democratic challenger, so the winner will fill the seat.

In Quitman County, Democrats Billy Joe Foster and Charles Davis are running for sheriff. The runoff winner will face Republican Robert Garrett in November.

In Talbot County, Anton “Mudd” Turner and Democrat Quintella Carter are facing off for the District 1 seat on the Talbot County School Board.

In Troup County, Kyle Lovejoy and Wesley Leonard are vying for the position of Judge of State Court.

News Leader 9 will have elections results as they come in.

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