Not sure who's all running or whom to vote for? Here’s a rundown of the candidates and issues in the Tuesday, July 31 Primary. Click on the sample ballots for Peachtree Corners voters so you're ready when you enter the voting booth.
A controversial one-cent sales tax has been proposed to fund 157 transportation projects in 10 metro Atlanta counties including Gwinnett. Voters will vote "yes" or "no" for TSPLOST in a referendum in the Primary. The issue appears on both Democratic and Republican ballots.
More information about the regional transportation referendum along with the projects that TSPLOST would fund is available at www.metroatlantatransportationvote.com.
For Peachtree Corners, S.R. 141 would be widened along with improvements to several intersections. TSPLOST would also fund the widening of the south-bound ramp that merges into Peachtree Industrial Boulevard.
Incumbent 7th District U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Lawrenceville, whose constituency includes Peachtree Corners, faces two challengers, a Republican and a Democrat, in his bid for re-election to a second term.
They are Republican David Hancock, chief operating officer of Alpharetta-based Automation Control Products, and Democrat Steve Reilly, a Lawrenceville attorney. The winner of the GOP Primary would run against Reilly in the Nov. 6 General Election.
District 40 State Sen. Fran Millar, R-Atlanta, is unopposed for re-election.
District 95 State Rep. Tom Rice, (R-Peachtree Corners), is running unopposed on the Republican ballot. Brooke Siskin of Peachtree Corners is running unopposed for the same district on the Democratic ballot, so the winner will not be determined until the November election.
Incumbent Dr. Mary Kay Murphy of Peachtree Corners has been challenged by Jennifer Falk of Berkeley Lake. Murphy is running as a Republican and Falk as a Democrat, so the winner would not be determined until November.
Three retiring judges have created vacancies for Gwinnett Superior Court, State Court and Probate Court.
A five-way race has developed to fill the Gwinnett Superior Court judgeship being vacated by retiring Judge K. Dawson Jackson. The candidates in this race are Tracey Mason Blasi, Chris McClurg, Kathy Schrader, Giles Sexton, and Robert D. Walker.
Five candidates are seeking to replace Gwinnett State Court Judge Robert “Bob” Mock, who also is retiring. They are Emily Brantley, Pam Britt, Norman Cuadra, Greg Lundy, and Richard Winegarden.
Chris Ballar and Marlene Duwell are running for Gwinnett Probate Judge. The vacancy is being created by retiring Judge Walter J. Clarke.
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For a sample ballot based on your address and voting precinct, visit the Georgia Secretary of State's My Voter Page (MVP).