By Joe Earle
joeearle@reporternewspapers.net

Incumbents won big to hold their seats in the countywide races for seats in the Fulton County commission, according to figures from the county elections office.

Commission Chairman John H. Eaves, a Democract, collected 60 percent of the vote to defeat Republican challenger Steve Broadbent. District 2 Commissioner Robb Pitts, a Democrat, also gathered 60 percent of the vote to defeat his Republican challenger, Lori Henry.

In the race for the District 38 state Senate seat, incumbent Horacena Tate, a Democrat, received 65 percent of the vote to defeat Republican challenger Beth Beskin.

The five-way race for Fulton County Superior Court judge, three candidates received more than 20 percent of the vote each and a fourth collected 19 percent. The results: Kelly Amanda Lee, 25 percent of the vote; Clarence R. Johnson Jr., 22 percent; Shelitha Robertson, 22 percent; Chloe Dallaire, 19 percent; and Karlise Yvette Grier, 12 percent.

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