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Walton County 2012 Election Results

How will Republican-heavy Walton County vote in the 2012 General Election? Follow the election all day on Patch.

Nathan Purvis wins the City of Monroe District 3 Seat

If 2008, 36,147 voters in Walton County cast ballots, or 71 percent of the 50,919 registered voters in the county at that time. If history is anything to go by, Gov. Mitt Romney will get the lions share of the Walton County vote. In 2008, 27,253 votes, 75.54 percent, were cast for the Republican nominee, John McCain and 8,469 or 23.47 percent for President Barack Obama.

That means that in Walton County Romney is a heavy favorite to carry the county vote over President Barack Obama.

Republicans won the majority of the county vote in all precincts except for one. Obama got 53.42 percent of the vote in North Monroe and came a little closer with 46.79 percent in the East Monroe precinct.

Most of the local races in Walton County in the General Election are unopposed with a few notable exceptions. Check back here once the results start coming in.

Walton County General Election Results


U.S. President Votes 
(I) Barack Obama, Dem. (Joe Biden, VP) 8,139
21.66 Mitt Romney, Rep. (Paul Ryan VP) 20,018
77.24 Gary Johnson, Lib. (James Gray VP) 413
1.10



Public Service Commissioner
Votes
% (I) Chuck Eaton, Rep
25,713
73.88 Stephen Oppenheimer, Dem
7,089
20.37 Brad Ploeger, Lib
2,004
5.76



Public Service Commissioner Votes
% (I) Stan Wise, Rep.
26,709
80.31 David Staples, Lib
6,550
19.69



U.S. House, 10th District Votes
% (I) Paul Broun, Rep. (unopposed) 30,714
100



State Senate 46th District Votes
% (I) Bill Cowsert, Rep. (unopposed)
26,116
100



State House 115th District Votes
% (I) Bruce Williamson, Rep
18,602
100



District Attorney of Alcovy Circuit
Votes
% (I) Layla H. Zon, Rep. (unopposed) 30,352
100



Judge of the Probate Court
Votes
% (I) Bruce E. Wright, Rep. (unopposed) 31,085
100



Clerk of Superior Court
Votes
% (I) Kathy K. Trost (unopposed) 30,956
100



Sheriff
Votes
% (I) Joe Chapman, Rep. (unopposed) 30,728
100



Tax Commissioner
Votes
% (I) Derry M. Boyd, Rep (unopposed) 30,728
100



Sureyor
Votes
% (I) Gerald T. Batchelor, Rep.(unopposed)
30,637
100



Coroner Votes
% Richard J. Jenkins, Rep. (unopposed)
30,614
100



Chief Magistrate
Votes
% (I) Mike Burke, Rep. (unopposed)
30,686
100



County Commission Chairman
Votes
% (I) Kevin W. Little (unopposed) 30,674
100



County Board of Education District 4
Votes
% (I) Coleman Landers, Rep
4,383
100



State House, 114th District Votes
% (I) Tom Kirby, Rep. Unopposed
12,494
100



District 3 City of Monroe
Votes
% Kenyon Smith
317
48.77 Nathan Purvis
333
51.23

Constitutional Amendment Proposals

Amendment Yes %
No %





1. Allow state or local approval of public charter schools upson request of local communities?

 22,235  62.13   
13,554 37.87





2. Provide for a reduction in the state's operating costs by allowing the General Assembly to authorize certain state agencies to enter into multiyear rental agreements? 21,744 63.80
12,338 36.20

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