Lumpkin County votes for Kemp, Duncan, Raffensperger; Moran elected to Board of Commissioners


DAHLONEGA, Ga. – In Tuesday’s Republican primary runoff, Jeff Moran has defeated Clarence Grindle in the race for Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners Post 4. Moran will now turn his attention to the November 6 general election where he will face Democrat Teresa Gay.

Moran, a U.S. Army veteran and Junior ROTC instructor at Lumpkin County High School, received 1,893 votes to Grindle’s 1,172.

Lumpkin County also proved to be Brian Kemp country as the Republican Secretary of State easily defeated Lt. Governor Casey Cagle 2,030 to 1,191 in the race for governor.

Republican State Senator Geoff Duncan of Forsyth County was the favorite among Lumpkin County voters. Duncan defeated David Shafer 1,571 to 1,476.

Brad Raffensperger defeated David Belle Isle in the Republican primary race for Secretary of State.

All results are unofficial until certified by the Elections Supervisor.

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