Wed., January 9, 2013 9:00am (EST)

Early Results: GOP Takes Special Elections
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Updated: 2 years ago

ATLANTA  —  
Four Republicans appear to be headed for the state legislature following a set of special elections. In state senate district 30 — spanning parts of Carroll, Paulding and Douglas Counties — Republican Mike Dugan (shown) won 87.6 percent of votes over Libertarian candidate James M. Camp. (Photo courtesy of the Mike Dugan campaign)
Four Republicans appear to be headed for the state legislature following a set of special elections. In state senate district 30 — spanning parts of Carroll, Paulding and Douglas Counties — Republican Mike Dugan (shown) won 87.6 percent of votes over Libertarian candidate James M. Camp. (Photo courtesy of the Mike Dugan campaign)
Four Republicans appear to be headed for the state legislature following a set of special elections.

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.

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.

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