County Commissioners Lamar Lowery and Phillip Hartline will serve District 1 and 2 respectively for four more years, alongside Board of Education members Daniel Case and Jennifer Hartline, as Dade County voters let themselves be heard on Primary Election Day.
In the District 1 State Representative race, Mike Cameron wins heartily over newcomer Jackie Harling. In the State Senate race for District 53, Colton Moore will succeed Jeff Mullis with a narrow margin over opponent Steven Henry.
Questions that were posed to each party were answered pretty decidedly; with no close races of which to speak. Results are posted below.
County Commissioner, District 1
Incumbent; Lamar Lowery (R) – 1,735 (Winner)
Chris Wade (R) – 1,278
County Commissioner, District 2
Incumbent; Phillip P. Hartline (R) – 2,265 (Winner)
Patrick Hickey (R) – 739
Board of Education, District 1
Incumbent; Daniel Case (R) – 2,625 (Winner – Unopposed)
Board of Education, District 2
Incumbent; Jennifer Hester Hartline – 2,575 (Winner – Unopposed)
The following results represent the final results state-wide, with total votes from Dade County included;
State of Georgia:
State Representative, District 1
Incumbent; Mike Cameron – (Dade votes: 2,151) (Winner)
Jackie Harling – (Dade votes: 784)
State Senator, District 53
Steven M. Henry – (Dade votes: 1217)
Colton Moore – (Dade votes: 1866) (Winner)
1. Should the United States remove obstacles to economic advancement by forgiving all student loan debt?
Yes – 197
No – 98
2. Should all Georgians have access to paid parental leave following the birth or adoption of a child?
Yes – 271
No – 24
3. Should every three- and four-year-old in Georgia be given the opportunity to attend a high-quality preschool free of charge?
Yes – 272
No – 23
4. Should Georgia voters have the right to gather signed petitions to directly place questions on the ballot, whether to change the law or poll the public?
Yes – 263
No – 28
5. Should families earning less than $150,000 per year receive an expanded tax credit to help cover the cost of raising children?
Yes – 238
No – 56
6. Should the State of Georgia expand access to health care for over half a million Georgians by utilizing federal funds to expand Medicaid?
Yes – 285
No – 10
7. Should the State of Georgia expand voter access by increasing early voting opportunities, allow same-day voter registration, removing obstacles to voting by mail, and installing secure ballot drop boxes, accessible at all times, through Election Day?
Yes – 278
No – 17
8. Should marijuana be legalized, taxed, and regulated in the same manner as alcohol for adults 21 years of age or older, with proceeds going towards education, infrastructure, and health care programs?
Yes – 248
No – 46
9. Should the State of Georgia incentivize the development of clean, renewable energy sources to support America’s energy independence?
Yes – 291
No – 5
1. The Biden administration has stopped building the border wall and illegal border crossings have dramatically increased. Should securing our border be a national priority?
Yes – 2,924
No – 205
2. Education is the largest line item in the state budget. Should education dollars follow the student to the school that best fits their need, whether it is public, private, magnet, charter, virtual or homeschool?
Yes – 2,362
No – 726
3. Florida has passed a law to stop social media platforms from influencing political campaigns by censoring candidates. Should Georgia pass such a law to protect free speech in political campaigns?
Yes – 2,559
No – 480
4. Two of the three current federal work visa programs are lottery based. Should federal work visas instead be issued on job skills?
Yes – 2,524
No – 399
5. Biological males who identify as females have begun competing in female sports. Should schools in Georgia allow biological males to compete in female sports?
Yes – 103
No – 3,017
6. To prevent ballot tampering, state law prohibits political operatives from handling absentee ballots once they have been marked by the voter. To protect the integrity of our elections, should the enforcement of laws against ballot tampering be a priority?
Yes – 2,929
No – 140
7. Absentee drop boxes are vulnerable to illegal ballot trafficking. Should absentee ballot drop boxes be eliminated?
Yes – 2,717
No – 371
8. Crime has dramatically increased throughout the country including in our capital city of Atlanta. Should the citizens of residential areas like the Buckhead community of Atlanta be allowed to vote to create their own city governments and police departments?
Yes – 2,184
No – 780
The following represent final results sans voting numbers:
United States Senator
Incumbent; Raphael Warnock
Herschel Junior Walker
Gary W. Black
Incumbent; Brian Kemp
David A. Perdue
Erick E. Allen
Tyrone Brooks, Jr.
Jason T. Hayes
Derrick L. Jackson
Secretary of State
Incumbent; Brad Raffensperger
David C. Belle Isle
Incumbent; Chris Carr
Jennifer “Jen” Jordan
Christian Wise Smith
State Representative, District 14
Incumbent; Marjorie Taylor Greene
by Orey Yates