it’s 7:22 p.m. and there is no link on the Secretary of State’s page for the election results.
Who dropped the ball?
UPDATE: Here we go. Unfortunately there is no direct link. Thanks to Andre for figuring it out.
Well, Whitehead trashed Broun in the earliest of numbers, namely two precincts in McDuffie County. But then Broun came on strong in 4 of 16 precincts in Oconee County. Likewise, Mr. Jackson’s come on strong in McDuffie County.
7:49: Greene’s not putting up much of a fight. Paschal is packing more heat and eroding Marlow. But, again, it’s damn early.
7:54: 3 out of 9 in Lincoln County just came in. Marlow is definitely getting the Democrats and Whitehead and Broun are the Republicans getting votes, with Whitehead pulling the largest share. Could we have a Whitehead v. Broun race? I suspect if Marlow keeps it close to Broun, Clarke County might help him inch ahead. Still early though. One thing is clear: Whitehead will keep the lead.
8:00 p.m.: Whitehead at 30.5%, Broun at 22.8%, Marlow at 26.1%, and everyone is fringe.
8:04: In the 24th District: Jackson at 59%, Nichols at 27.9%, McGuire at 10.6%, and Benedict at 2.5%.
8:10: As i suggested earlier, Clarke has come in and put Marlow ahead of Broun. In fact the filthy liberals gave Marlow 891 votes and Whitehead 108 votes. This with 5 of 15 precincts in.
8:12: Whitehead is getting crushed by Broun in Oconee County. Right now, with 9 of 16 precincts in, Broun has 855 votes, Marlow has 404, and Whitehead has 258. The overall percentages right now is 29.8 for W, 26.7 for B, and 24.3 for Marlow.
8:16: In the 24th District: Jackson at 54%, Nichols at 30%, McGuire at 11%, and Benedict at 3%.
8:20: Marlow continues to crush all comers in Clarke County. With 16 of 26 precincts in, he has 2,181 votes to 361 for Whitehead to 740 for Broun. Marlow and Whitehead are now tied. Columbia County, however, will change that.
8:37: So, I’m calling District 24 for Jackson.
8:45: 57% of precincts are reporting. Whitehead is in the lead with 33.6%, followed by Marlow at 26.4% and Broun at 22.0%.