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Local Election Results/Amendments
    Nov 3, 2010

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Frank Loeffler won over Ted Snell to take the Decatur County Commissioner District 4 seat and Oliver Sellers beat out incumbent Gary Phillips in the Decatur County Commissioner District 6 race.  Decatur County Board of Education Chairman Sydney Cochran won over his challenger John McRae.

Decatur County Commissioner District 4
Frank Loeffler  1036
Ted Snell  548

Decatur County Commissioner District 6
Gary Phillips 456
Oliver Sellers  492

Board of Education District 4
Sydney Cochran  998
John McRae  524

Statewide Constitutional Amendments and Referendum

Ballot Question 1  Approved 67.6% to 32.4%
(Decatur County Yes 61.2% to 38.8%)
Allows competitive contracts to be enforced in Georgia courts:

Ballot Question 2  Not approved 52.6% to 47.4%
(Decatur County No 74.2% to 25.8%)
Adds $10 tag fee on private passenger vehicles to fund statewide trauma care expansion:

Ballot Question 3  Not approved 50.1% to 49.9%
(Decatur County No 57.8% to 42.2%)
Allows the State to execute multiyear contracts for long-term transportation projects:

Ballot Question 4  Approved 60.8% to 39.2%
(Decatur County Yes 54.1% to 45.9%)
Allows the State to execute multiyear contracts for projects to improve energy efficiency:

Ballot Question 5  Approved 63.5% to 36.5%
(Decatur County Yes 57.2% to 42.8%)
Allows owners of industrial-zoned property to choose to remove the industrial designation from their property:

Ballot Question A  Approved 54.0% to 46.0%
(Decatur County No 52.6% to 47.4%)
Provides for inventory of businesses to be exempt from state property tax:


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