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Bishop Wins Over Keown
    Nov 3, 2010

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US Representative Sanford Bishop was able to fend off challenger Mike Keown to keep his seat in district 2 by 4776 votes out of a total cast of 167,964.

Mike Keown won in Decatur County 4,417 to Bishop's 2,861.  Whereas Keown won in 20 or the 32 counties in the district, Bishop won big in Dougherty 18,119 to Keown's 9,639 and in his home county of Muscogee 18,486 to 4,432 to achieve his victory.   All Vote Totals by County

Nathan Deal, the Republican candidate for Governor, won resoundingly taking 52.9% of the vote over Roy Barnes who garnered 43.0% of the total cast statewide of 2,548,738.  Deal was also the winner in Decatur County 3,755 to Barnes' 3,265.

In the State Representative, District 172 race, Gene Maddox defeated Marjean Boyd 6,994 to 5,007.  In Decatur County Maddox won over Boyd 4,028 to 3,191, a margin of 837.

Statewide Election Totals follow

United States Senate Total Decatur County
Michael "Mike" Thurmond, D 988,395 2,711
Johnny Isakson (Incumbent), R 1,471,241 4,164
 
U.S. Representative, District 2
Sanford Bishop (Incumbent), D 86,370 2,861
Mike Keown, R 81,594 4,417
 
State Representative, District 172
Marjean Boyd, D 5,007 3,191
Gene Maddox (Incumbent), R 6,994 4,028
 
Governor
Roy E. Barnes, D 1,097,082 3,265
Nathan Deal, R 1,349,485 3,755
 
Lieutenant Governor
Carol Porter, D 1,065,837 2,887
L.S. Casey Cagle (Incumbent), R 1,386,492 4,036
 
Secretary Of State
Georganna Sinkfield, D 998,321 2,719
Brian Kemp (Incumbent), R 1,422,426 4,164
 
Attorney General
Ken Hodges, D 1,103,258 3,187
Sam Olens, R 1,333,704 3,764
 
State School Superintendent
Joe Martin, D 1,052,489 2,875
John D. Barge, R 1,349,489 4,013
 
Commissioner Of Insurance
Mary Squires, D 1,071,058 2,775
Ralph T. Hudgens, R 1,351,198 4,202
 
Commissioner Of Agriculture
J. B. Powell, D 1,018,827 2,787
Gary Black, R 1,409,491 4,188
 
Commissioner Of Labor
Darryl Hicks, D 1,034,536 2,820
Mark Butler, R 1,382,509 4,116




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