Valdosta Daily Times

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November 9, 2013

Election results certified

Cain becomes Hahira mayor by five votes

VALDOSTA — Hahira will officially have a new mayor come the New Year.

Lowndes County Board of Elections certified votes Friday with no real changes from results tallied Tuesday from Election Day and three weeks of early voting.

Though considered too close to call Tuesday night, Hahira mayoral candidate Bruce Cain kept his slim five-vote lead over contender Rose Adams, with 168-163 votes. Cain will become Hahira’s new mayor in January, with incumbent Mayor Wayne Bullard receiving only 65 votes.

 Of the county’s 48,434 registered voters, 7,846 cast ballots, which is 16.2 percent of registered voters casting ballots in the election that chose new municipal officers in Lowndes County cities and countywide approved the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) VII.

THE RESULTS

Valdosta City Council

District 2

Calvin Graham Sr.: 137

John Hogan: 75

Sandra J. Tooley: 198 WINNER

Valdosta City Council

District 4

Junior S. Jackson: 129

Incumbent Alvin Payton Jr.: 291 WINNER

Valdosta City Council District 6

Richard S. Miller: 386

Joseph Wheeler: 49

Incumbent Robert Yost: 474 WINNER

Valdosta School Board District 1

Lizzie Shumphard: 249 WINNER

Edgar Cornelius Tooley: 157

Valdosta School Board District 2

Incumbent Vanassa Flucas: 283 WINNER

James L. Nelson: 104

Valdosta School Board District 3

Incumbent Warren Lee: 209

Hahira Mayor

Rose Adams: 163

Incumbent Wayne Bullard: 65

Bruce Cain: 168 WINNER

Johnny L. Stalvey: 37

Hahira City Council District 1

Incumbent Terry C. Benjamin: 91

Hahira City Council District 4

H. Mason Barfield: 109

Hahira City Council District 2

Kenneth Davis: 111 WINNER

Traci Selph Davis: 19

 

Lake Park Mayor

Incumbent Eric Schindler: 104

Lake Park City Council, with four at-large seats

Ronald Carter: 97 WINNER

Paul Mulkey: 71 WINNER

Bert P. Rutland Sr.: 88 WINNER

Incumbent Sandy Sherrill: 81 WINNER

Incumbent David R. Whitfield: 70

SPLOST VII

Yes: 5,439 WINNER

No: 2,332

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