Duke Blackburn

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Duke Blackburn
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Candidate for
Georgia State Senate District 28
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Duke Blackburn was a Republican candidate in the November 8, 2011 special election for the Georgia State Senate, District 28. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Mitch Seabaugh (R) resigned to accept an appointment to the position of deputy state treasurer.[1]



See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

On November 8, Blackburn faced fellow Republicans Matt Brass, Mike Crane, Kyle Frank, Dale Pepper, Edward Stone, and Mark Washington as well as Democrats Wayne Seabolt and Jammie Williams. Cynthia Bennett ran as a nonpartisan candidate. Since no candidate received a majority of the vote, the top two vote getters--Blackburn and Crane--proceeded to a runoff election on December 6 where Blackburn was defeated.[2][3]

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