State Senator Mae Beavers won her GOP primary fight against challengers Susan Lynn and Gordon Borck Thursday while in the Democratic Primary George McDonald of Smith County defeated Sam Hatcher and Aubrey Givens.
In DeKalb County Senator Beavers, with 923 votes, carried all sixteen precincts as well as the early voting/absentees. Lynn had 431 votes and Borck picked up 84 votes.
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McDonald, with 530 votes, carried nine of the sixteen precincts including Belk, Blue Springs, the Church of Christ Annex, Dowelltown, Elementary School, Johnson's Chapel, Keltonburg, Liberty, and Rock Casttle. He also had a majority of the early votes/absentees
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Givens, with 452 votes, carried the Courthouse, Edgar Evins State Park, Middle School, and Snow Hill.
Hatcher received 417 votes and carried Alexandria, Cherry Hill, and Temperance Hall.
Senator Beavers will face McDonald in the November General Election.