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Tri-County Area Votes Majority for Romney

Tri-County Area Votes Majority for Romney

Mitt Romney received 67 percent of Dodge County's vote, 73 percent of Bleckley County's and 66 percent of Pulaski County's vote.

Barack Obama receive 32 percent of Dodge County's vote, 26 percent of Bleckley County's and 33 percent of Pulaski County.

Gary Johnson received one percent of each of the three counties votes. 

Nationwide, Mitt Romney had 2,054,373 votes, but 206 electoral votes. Obama won the reelection wtih 303 electoral votes.

See full election results on 13WMAZ.com

Eastman-Dodge County Chamber Addresses Community Need

Eastman-Dodge County Chamber Addresses Community Need

On Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 8 a.m. in the Chamber Hall, the Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government will host a community meeting designed to unite all Dodge County governing body members and their executive managers for a proactive discussion on the economic process in Dodge County.  Members of the Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce will be joined by members of the Dodge County-Eastman Development Authority, City of Eastman, Heart of Georgia Regional Airport Authority, Dodge County Board of Commissioners, and Superintendent of Board of Education.

Pulaski County Election Results

Pulaski County Election Results

Pulaski County Commissioner Sole Commissioner
Butch Hall has 63 percent of the vote with 99 percent of precincts reporting.


 

Bleckley Sheriff's Election Results

Bleckley Sheriff's Election Results

Bleckley County Sheriff's Race Results:

Harold Lancaster has 70% of the vote, with 99% of precincts reporting.

Lynn Sheffield Takes Dodge County Sheriff Seat

Lynn Sheffield Takes Dodge County Sheriff Seat

Dodge County Election Results:
 

Lynn Sheffield won 53 percent of the vote for Dodge County Sheriff.
Dodge Co. Commissioner at Large Seat: Dan McCranie won 55% of the vote.
Comission District 2: Incumbent William Howell won 52% of the vote.
Commission District 4:  Tie between Karen Cheek and Joe Chapman

Politics Doesn't Trump Civility, Bleckley Sheriff Answers Ads

Politics Doesn't Trump Civility, Bleckley Sheriff Answers Ads

In the past few weeks, on the national and local level, candidates and their supporters are 'pulling no punches' with maximizing every opportunity to encourage voters to choose them.

Even if it means slipping in a 'left jab' and a vicious 'right hook' in implications about your opponent, like the photo that was 'leaked' on social media in local circles supposedly of  current Bleckley County Sheriff Harold Lancaster asleep at the job.

The Tri-County Monitor did some research and discovered that the photo was actually an image that had been altered to make it seem like it was Lancaster, but in fact, it was not.  In fact, it was a cropped photo taken from another site that actually depicted an individual not even connected to anyone on the central Georgia area.

Lancaster was shown the image was astonished, “That is not me.”

Rep. Jimmy Pruett Praises Peanut Farmers

Rep. Jimmy Pruett Praises Peanut Farmers

Peanuts are back at the head of the pack in successful crops in Georgia this year as farmers are expected to bring in two-thirds more peanuts overall than was reported in 2011.