Stan Watson, Angela Moore headed for runoff in special election for House District 90 seat

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Story updated Feb. 9, 2021 11:52 p.m.

Stan Watson  and Angela Moore  appear headed for a runoff for the Georgia House District 90 seat. Watson received 847 votes (28.18 percent), while Moore  received 510 votes(16.97 percent) in the six-way race, which was held Feb. 9. House District 90 includes portions of DeKalb, Rockdale and Henry counties.

According to unofficial results from the Georgia Secretary of State’s web site, only 3,006 votes were cast in the special election for the seat formerly held by long-time legislator Pam Stephenson.. Since no one received more than 50 percent of the vote, there will be a runoff. The  runoff will be held on March 9.

The special election at a glance:

Stan Watson carried DeKalb with 711 votes (30 percent), while Angela Moore placed second with 424 votes (17.94 percent). Ed Williams came in third with 371 votes (15.69 percent). A total of 2,364 votes were cast in DeKalb, according to unofficial results.

Joel Thibodeaux led in Henry County with 166 votes (36.24 percent) followed by Stan Watson, who received 97 votes (21.18 percent). Moore received 67 votes (14.63 percent). A total of 458 votes were cast in Henry, according to unofficial results.    

George Shealey led Rockdale County with 40 votes (21.74 percent)—one vote more than Watson, who received 39 votes (21.20 percent). Ed Williams placed third with 34 votes (18.48 percent). A total of 184 votes were cast in Rockdale County, according to unofficial results.

Totals released on Feb. 9 may not include all absentee and provisional ballots.


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