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Primary runoff: Williams defeats Murphy in state Senate race

Finch to be Forsyth County's next solicitor general

POSTED: July 22, 2014 10:08 p.m.
Micah Green/

Tina McGinley, joined by daughters Maggie and Kathleen, casts her ballot in the state primary runoff election Tuesday afternoon at the Mashburn precinct on Buford Highway.

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CUMMING — The polls have closed for the Georgia primary runoff election and the vote counting has wrapped up.


Check back for updates throughout the night.


With all 16 precincts reporting, here’s how the races unfolded:



U.S. Senate, Republican

* Jack Kingston — 7,212 votes; 43 percent

* David Perdue — 9,396 votes; 57 percent


State School Supt., Republican

* Michael Buck — 6,490 votes; 47 percent

* Richard Woods — 7,368 votes; 53 percent


State School Supt., Democrat

* Alisha Morgan — 135 votes; 43 percent

* Valarie Wilson — 181 votes; 57 percent


District 27 State Senate, Republican

* Jack Murphy — 5,518 votes; 34 percent

* Michael Williams — 10,796 votes; 66 percent


District 22 State Rep., Republican

* Meagan Biello — 317 votes; 26 percent

* Wesley Cantrell — 915 votes; 74 percent


Forsyth County Solicitor General

* William Finch — 9,611 votes; 60 percent

* Donna Gopaul — 6,317 votes; 40 percent



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