3 seek Georgia House seat

Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 5:20 PM
Last updated Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 2:17 PM
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ATLANTA — Three Democrats have qualified for the Nov. 5 special election to finish the legislative term of Quincy Murphy, who died last month.

The field includes Murphy’s widow, Dianne Murphy, a 61-year-old teacher from Augusta; Diane Evans, a 52-year-old retired teacher from Avera; and 49-year-old military retiree Brian Prince, of Augusta.

Prince qualified Monday, the first day possible. Evans and Dianne Murphy signed up Tuesday. No one else qualified on Wednesday.

There is no primary. The election is open to all voters registered by Oct. 7 who live in House District 127, that includes parts of Richmond and Jefferson counties.

If no candidate takes a majority of the ballots cast, the top two will be in a runoff Dec. 3.

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Riverman1
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Riverman1 09/17/13 - 07:14 pm
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Hmmmm, I wonder if a lone

Hmmmm, I wonder if a lone Republican would have a chance with the Dems diluting their votes?

Lee Benedict
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Lee Benedict 09/17/13 - 07:32 pm
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Not likely

A Republican would "probably" receive 15% or thereabouts. I wish that at least one Republican and one Libertarian would run.

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Dixieman 09/18/13 - 06:10 am
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Hmmm.

I am praying for all of them to lose.

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soapy_725 09/18/13 - 08:56 am
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Which ever politician wins, the citizens loose. FACT.
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Which ever politician wins, the citizens loose. FACT.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 09/18/13 - 08:56 am
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We have NEVER been a nation of the people. Not ever.
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We have NEVER been a nation of the people. Not ever.

rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 09/18/13 - 10:06 am
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The only good
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democrat is a defeated democrat.

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