Voters elected DeKalb County’s next CEO, created the city of Stonecrest and unseated two incumbent state legislators in Tuesday’s election.
In addition, one DeKalb Commission race is heading to a runoff while another seat on the commission was settled.
Here’s a look at Tuesday’s election results in DeKalb County:
- DeKalb CEO: Mike Thurmond, a former schools superintendent, defeated Jack Lovelace.
- Stonecrest: The new city of Stonecrest will be formed in southeast DeKalb, covering 50,000 residents.
- DeKalb Commission Super District 7: Greg Adams, a police officer, will face Randall Mangham, an attorney, in a Dec. 6 runoff for a district that covers the eastern half of the county.
- DeKalb Commission District 4: Steve Bradshaw, a business development manager, won election against Willie Willis, a tax examiner. Bradshaw defeated incumbent Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton in a July primary runoff election to represent the Stone Mountain-area district.
- House District 80: Meagan Hanson, a Republican attorney, defeated Rep. Taylor Bennett, a Democrat, for a district that includes parts of Brookhaven, Chamblee and Sandy Springs.
- Senate District 43: Tonya Anderson, a former Democratic state House member, won against Sen. JaNice Van Ness, a Republican, for a district that includes parts of DeKalb, Newton and Rockdale counties.
- House District 91: Former DeKalb CEO Vernon Jones, a Democrat, defeated Republican Carl Anuszczyk, the CEO of a software development company, in an open race for a district that includes parts of DeKalb and Rockdale counties.
- Sheriff: Jeff Mann won re-election against Harold Dennis.
- Tax break: A property tax discount for homeowners was renewed for another five years.
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