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|Georgia State Senate District 26|
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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.
- 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.  Gale was defeated in the general election.
|Georgia State Senate, District 26, General Election, 2012
||David Lucas, Sr. Incumbent
|| Bobby Gale
- See also: State legislative special elections, 2011
Gale was eliminated in the non-partisan 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 run-off election on August 16, 2011. District 26 covers Twiggs County and portions of Bibb, Houston and Wilkinson Counties.
- ↑ Macon Examiner, "James Beverly, Anissa Jones qualify for Macon's House District 139 seat," June 20, 2011
- ↑ Georgia Secretary of State Elections Division "Candidate List" Accessed May 29, 2012
- ↑ Georgia Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- ↑ Georgia Elections Division "2012 Election Results" Accessed November 16, 2012
- ↑ Macon.com, "Lucas, Paris headed for runoff in state Senate race," July 19, 2011
- ↑ Secretary of State News, "Secretary of State Kemp Sets Qualifying Dates for the Special Elections in State Senate District 26 and State House District 139," June 10, 2011