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Republicans win 4 Ga. seats in special elections

1:28 AM, Jan 9, 2013   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- Four Republicans appear to be headed for the state legislature following a set of special elections.

In state senate district 21 - spanning parts of Cherokee and Fulton Counties - Republican Brandon Beach won 57.57 percent of votes over fellow Republican Sean Jerguson.

In state senate district 30 - spanning parts of Carroll, Paulding and Douglas Counties - Republican Mike Dugan won 87.6 percent of votes over Libertarian candidate James M. Camp.

In a four-way race for district 21 in the state house, Republican Scot Turner won 46.39 percent of votes.

Republicans Dean Burke and Mike Keown were front-runners in state senate district 11 - spanning southwest Georgia. Burke won 42.59 percent of votes and Keown won 37.37 percent.

Tuesday's results were not final, and don't include provisional ballots.

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