Melvin Davis Re-Elected Chairman of Oconee Board of Commissioners
Unofficial reports show incumbent Melvin Davis with 54 percent of the vote to Chuck Horton's 46 percent.
Oconee County voters have re-elected Melvin Davis. It will be Davis' fourth term as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners.
In a race separated by 744 votes, Davis edged out challenger former Post 4 Commissioner Chuck Horton with 4,855 votes to 4, 111. All 13 precincts have reported.
In other Board of Commissioners races:
- Post 1- Incumbent Jim Luke beat challenger Sarah Bell with 5,748 votes to 2,999 votes (66 to 34 percent)
- Post 4- Mark Saxon led Tammy Gilland with 5,102 votes to 3,519 (59 to 41 percent)
Voter turnout in Oconee County was nearly 46 percent.
Results are unofficial until certified by the Georgia Secretary of State's Office at a later date.