Here are the Johns Creek Election Results & surrounding areas. A Blue wave of voters sweeps the City. In what has been a traditionally red, with Republican stronghold. Johns Creek has seen a drastic change since Cityhood 12 years ago. This was evident tonight, November 6th, 2018.
Many longtime residents will note the sharp increase in densities from the “Pro-Development” Republican leadership, for the change in demographics. Furthermore, couple this with the heated division on the national political stage created a blue wave of voters, who are either new to the area or haven’t actively voted.
The tightest race was between Kelly Stewart & Angelika Krausche for State Representative, District 50. A recount is anticipated as the difference is 260 votes. Mail-in ballots could still trickle in changing the numbers below.
Matt Reeves lost to Zahra Karinshak for State Senator, District 48. Campaigning spending reports are not finalized, and it appears he raised & spent an ASTOUNDING $250K. Yes a 1/4 million dollars for a local state seat.
It appears Scott Hilton lost to Beth Moore by 425 votes State Representative, District 95. A recounted in expected.
Alex Kaufman lost to Josh Mclaurin for State Representative, District 51.
Another tight race was between Betty Price & Mary Robinchaux for State Representative, District 48. Expect a recount as the difference is 121 votes.
Also near Johns Creek, another Democratic candidate Matthew Wilson ousted Republican Meagan Hanson for State Representative, District 80.
The only are Republican that held his seat was John Albers vs Ellyn Jaeger for State Senator, District 56. Several Johns Creek readers wrote to us surprised to see Albers had a contender when we sent out the ballot to review a few weeks ago. Ellyn Jaeger did well with no name recognition against an incumbent.
The Congress seats were close too.
Overall, Fulton County voted for the Democrats in the Statewide seats.
The City of Johns Creek Ballot initiatives passed overwhelmingly.
All numbers are unofficial until certified by Fulton County Board of Elections & Secretary of State.
Source: Screenshots from Secretary of State &Fulton County Board of Elections websites.