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Runoff election results

LaGRANGE — The votes have been counted and unofficial totals show Cathy Hunt as the apparent winner in the runoff for the Board of Education District 5 seat.

Former West Point Mayor Drew Ferguson took a big lead in Troup County for his bid for Georgia’s 3rd U.S. Congressional District with almost 1,500 more votes than opponent Mike Crane, however totals from other counties in the district will need to be calculated before a winner is apparent for the Republican candidacy.

8:50 p.m. — Totals all precincts reporting:

3rd Congressional District (Troup only)

Ferguson leads Crane, 2,466 to 1,085.

Board of Education

Hunt leads Asbell, 502 to 284

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8:30 p.m. — Running totals so far with 11 of 15 precincts reporting:

3rd Congressional District

Ferguson leads Crane, 1,760 to 779.

Board of Education

Hunt leads Asbell, 139 to 43

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8:25 p.m. — Running totals so far with addition of McLendon precinct:

3rd Congressional District

Ferguson leads Crane, 1,599 to 679.

Board of Education

Hunt leads Asbell, 128 to 38

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8:15 p.m. — Running totals so far with addition of Hollis Hand and East Vernon precincts:

3rd Congressional District

Ferguson leads Crane, 1,406 to 536.

Board of Education

Hunt leads Asbell, 127 to 38

8:05 p.m. — Running totals so far with addition of Highland, Hammett Road, Rosemont and Gardner Newman precincts:

3rd Congressional District

Ferguson leads Crane, 623 to 289.

Board of Education

Hunt leads Asbell, 127 to 38

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7:50 — Long Cane & Griggs Center (combined):

3rd Congressional District

Mike Crane: 99

Drew Ferguson: 213

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7:45 — Absentee and early voting shows Drew Ferguson ahead of Mike Crane in Troup County for the 3rd Congressional District race and Cathy Hunt ahead of John Asbell for the Board of Education District 5 seat. (Absentee and early voting numbers will be included in precinct totals.)

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7:35 p.m. — The polls have closed and precincts are starting to deliver ballots to the Troup County Government Center to be counted. We will update the results as they are released.

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