by Robin Kemp

The Clayton County Board of Elections and Registration is set to certify the results of Tuesday’s special elections later this afternoon.

Register online in advance for the meeting, which will take place via Zoom (due to COVID-19) at 5:30 p.m. You can submit public comment online until 5:30 p.m. at https://bit.ly/3CM1lB9.

As of press time, the unofficial results are as follows:

BOC 1 (voter turnout 5.35%)

choice nametotal votespercent of votesregistered votersballots castnum Precinct totalnum Precinct rptgover votesunder votes
Alieka Anderson92139.43439922357181805
Jae S. Brown140.6439922357181805
Shegale Crute Thurmond23610.1439922357181805
Regina Deloach38516.48439922357181805
Hackwin L. Devoe672.87439922357181805
Debra Dozier-King421.8439922357181805
Junior “JJ” Jackson843.6439922357181805
Thomas Pough150.64439922357181805
Alaina Reaves52922.65439922357181805
Ernest W. Strozier431.84439922357181805

See election night results by precinct

Alieka Anderson and Alaina Reaves, the two candidates with the highest numbers of votes, will advance to the October 19 runoff.

School Board 8 (voter turnout 4.9%)

choice nametotal votespercent of votesregistered votersballots castnum Precinct totalnum Precinct rptgover votesunder votes
Joy Tellis Cooper74462.3624690121299015
Arvis Walker44937.6424690121299015

See election night results by precinct

Accountant Joy Tellis Cooper won the School Board 8 race, beating longtime PTSA officer Arvis Walker by a nearly two-to-one margin.

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