Monday, May 25, 2015

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Jackson County Election Results

NORTHEAST GEORGIA - Janis Mangum, who has been with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office for 22 years, will face one of two men in a runoff election for the sheriff's office.

As of early Wednesday, Mangum has 44.06%, Ramone Gilbert 22.99% and A.A. Garrison Jr. 23.68%.

Incumbent coroner Keith Whitfield has been reelected with 78.16% to 21.84% for Jim Keinard.

Jim Hix has been elected to the county commission district 1 with 71.81% of the vote to 28.19% for Guy Spicer.

In the county commission district 2 race, incumbent Chas Hardy may face a runoff with Max Allen or Jody Thompson. As of early Wednesday morning, Hardy had 50.52% to Allen's 36.38% and Thompson's 23.09%.