Columbia County May 2016 Sample Ballot

This is a countywide sample ballot, not all races will appear on your individual ballot.

 

U.S. SENATE

Republican

Mary Kay Bacaliao

Derrick “Tmot” Grayson

Johnny Isakson*

Democratic

Cheryl Copeland

James Knox

Jim Barksdale

John F. Coyne III

 

10TH DISTRICT U.S. CONGRESS

Republican

Jody Hice*

 

12TH DISTRICT U.S. CONGRESS

Republican

Rick Allen*

Eugene Yu

Democratic

Joyce Nolan

Tricia Carpenter McCracken

 

33RD DISTRICT STATE HOUSE

Republican

Tom McCall*

 

121ST DISTRICT STATE HOUSE

Republican

Barry Fleming*

 

122ND DISTRICT STATE HOUSE

Republican

Jodi Lott*

 

123RD DISTRICT STATE HOUSE

Republican

Lori Greenhill

Mark Newton

Wright McLeod

 

23RD DISTRICT STATE SENATE

Republican

Jesse Stone*

Stephen Hammond

 

24TH DISTRICT STATE SENATE

Republican

Lee Anderson

Joe Edge

Gregory Grzybowski

Peter Gibbons

Patricia “Pat” Goodwin

Democratic

Brenda Jordan

 

DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Republican

Ashley Wright*

 

PROBATE JUDGE

Republican

Alice Padgett*

 

MAGISTRATE JUDGE

Republican

Jason Troiano*

 

CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT

Republican

Cindy Mason*

 

JUDGE, STATE SUPREME COURT

David Nahimias*

 

JUDGE, STATE COURT OF APPEALS

Anne Elizabeth Barnes*

 

JUDGE, STATE COURT OF APPEALS

Chris McFadden*

 

JUDGE, SUPERIOR COURT OF AUGUSTA JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

Michael N. Annis*

 

JUDGE, SUPERIOR COURT OF AUGUSTA JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

Carl C. Brown Jr.*

Chris George Nicholson

 

JUDGE, SUPERIOR COURT OF AUGUSTA JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

Sheryl B. Jolly*

 

JUDGE, SUPERIOR COURT OF AUGUSTA JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

Danny Craig*

 

JUDGE, SUPERIOR COURT OF AUGUSTA JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

John Flythe

Evita Paschall

 

SHERIFF

Republican

Clay Whittle*

 

TAX COMMISSIONER

Republican

Wayne Bridges

 

CORONER

Republican

Vernon Collins*

Thomas L. King Jr.

 

COUNTY COMMISSION DISTRICT 2

Republican

Trey Allen*

Lee Chase Benedict

 

COUNTY COMMISSION DISTRICT 3

Republican

Gary Richardson*

BOARD OF EDUCATION CHAIRMAN

David Dekle

 

1ST DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION

David Alalof

Eric Lewkowiez

4TH DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION

Lee Ann Meyer

 

DEMOCRATIC PARTY QUESTIONS

Should Georgia invest less than 1% of its annual budget to provide healthcare to 500,000 low-income citizens and military veterans by expanding Medicaid?

Yes or No


Should Georgia guarantee paid family leave to include pregnancy, serious illness, care of a family member with a serious health condition, or care for a newborn, newly-adopted or newly-placed foster child?

Yes or No


Should private property on rivers and streams be protected by natural vegetative buffers to ensure that Georgia’s waters are swimmable, drinkable and fishable?

Yes or No


Should Georgia automatically register to vote all legal and permanent residents upon issuance of a driver’s license or state-issued ID which includes an opt-out provision?

Yes or No


REPUBLICAN PARTY QUESTIONS

Should Georgia empower parents with the right to use the tax dollars allocated for the education of their children, allowing them the freedom to choose among public, private, virtual and home schools?

Yes or No


CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended to allow an appointee of the Governor to bypass the elected State School Superintendent of schools in order to take over local school operations, buildings and control of all federal, state and local funding if a school has low scores on standardized tests or for any other reason a future legislative act may allow?

Yes or No

* indicates incumbent

This is a countywide sample ballot, not all races will appear on your individual ballot.

 

U.S. SENATE

Republican

Mary Kay Bacaliao

Derrick “Tmot” Grayson

Johnny Isakson*

Democratic

Cheryl Copeland

James Knox

Jim Barksdale

John F. Coyne III

 

10TH DISTRICT U.S. CONGRESS

Republican

Jody Hice*

 

12TH DISTRICT U.S. CONGRESS

Republican

Rick Allen*

Eugene Yu

Democratic

Joyce Nolan

Tricia Carpenter McCracken

 

33RD DISTRICT STATE HOUSE

Republican

Tom McCall*

 

121ST DISTRICT STATE HOUSE

Republican

Barry Fleming*

 

122ND DISTRICT STATE HOUSE

Republican

Jodi Lott*

 

123RD DISTRICT STATE HOUSE

Republican

Lori Greenhill

Mark Newton

Wright McLeod

 

23RD DISTRICT STATE SENATE

Republican

Jesse Stone*

Stephen Hammond

 

24TH DISTRICT STATE SENATE

Republican

Lee Anderson

Joe Edge

Gregory Grzybowski

Peter Gibbons

Patricia “Pat” Goodwin

Democratic

Brenda Jordan

 

DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Republican

Ashley Wright*

 

PROBATE JUDGE

Republican

Alice Padgett*

 

MAGISTRATE JUDGE

Republican

Jason Troiano*

 

CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT

Republican

Cindy Mason*

 

JUDGE, STATE SUPREME COURT

David Nahimias*

 

JUDGE, STATE COURT OF APPEALS

Anne Elizabeth Barnes*

 

JUDGE, STATE COURT OF APPEALS

Chris McFadden*

 

JUDGE, SUPERIOR COURT OF AUGUSTA JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

Michael N. Annis*

 

JUDGE, SUPERIOR COURT OF AUGUSTA JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

Carl C. Brown Jr.*

Chris George Nicholson

 

JUDGE, SUPERIOR COURT OF AUGUSTA JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

Sheryl B. Jolly*

 

JUDGE, SUPERIOR COURT OF AUGUSTA JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

Danny Craig*

 

JUDGE, SUPERIOR COURT OF AUGUSTA JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

John Flythe

Evita Paschall

 

SHERIFF

Republican

Clay Whittle*

 

TAX COMMISSIONER

Republican

Wayne Bridges

 

CORONER

Republican

Vernon Collins*

Thomas L. King Jr.

 

COUNTY COMMISSION DISTRICT 2

Republican

Trey Allen*

Lee Chase Benedict

 

COUNTY COMMISSION DISTRICT 3

Republican

Gary Richardson*

BOARD OF EDUCATION CHAIRMAN

David Dekle

 

1ST DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION

David Alalof

Eric Lewkowiez

4TH DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION

Lee Ann Meyer

 

DEMOCRATIC PARTY QUESTIONS

Should Georgia invest less than 1% of its annual budget to provide healthcare to 500,000 low-income citizens and military veterans by expanding Medicaid?

 

Should Georgia guarantee paid family leave to include pregnancy, serious illness, care of a family member with a serious health condition, or care for a newborn, newly-adopted or newly-placed foster child?

 

Should private property on rivers and streams be protected by natural vegetative buffers to ensure that Georgia’s waters are swimmable, drinkable and fishable?

 

Should Georgia automatically register to vote all legal and permanent residents upon issuance of a driver’s license or state-issued ID which includes an opt-out provision?

 

REPUBLICAN PARTY QUESTIONS

Should Georgia empower parents with the right to use the tax dollars allocated for the education of their children, allowing them the freedom to choose among public, private, virtual and home schools?

 

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended to allow an appointee of the Governor to bypass the elected State School Superintendent of schools in order to take over local school operations, buildings and control of all federal, state and local funding if a school has low scores on standardized tests or for any other reason a future legislative act may allow?

 

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