Bobby Gale

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Bobby Gale
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Candidate for
Georgia State Senate District 26
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Bobby Gale ran in the 2012 election for Georgia State Senate District 26. Gale was a Republican candidate in the July 19 special election for the Georgia State Senate, District 26. The special election was called to fill a vacancy created when Robert Brown (D) resigned to seek the office of Macon Mayor.[1]



See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012

Gale ran in the 2012 election for Georgia State Senate District 26. Gale ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. Incumbent Miriam Paris (D) was defeated by David E. Lucas, Sr. in the Democratic primary runoff election. Democratic candidate Irvin Martinez was eliminated in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3] Gale was defeated in the general election.[4]

Georgia State Senate, District 26, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Lucas, Sr. Incumbent 68.3% 42,670
     Republican Bobby Gale 31.7% 19,809
Total Votes 62,479


See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

Gale was eliminated in the nonpartisan special election primary for Senate District 26. Miriam Paris (D) and David Lucas, Sr. (D) received the most votes in the primary and will proceed to a runoff election on August 16, 2011.[5] District 26 covers Twiggs County and portions of Bibb, Houston and Wilkinson Counties.[6]

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