Rome City voters took to the polls to elect 3 City Commissioners and 7 City School Board Members. All of Floyd County voted to continue the 1-cent SPLOST and the 1-cent ESPLOST. Winners of the races are listed below. Voter turnout was very low for this election, with 22.51% or 10,962 votes cast. Please follow this link for a breakdown of the results.
City Commission – Ward 2
Jamie Doss (Incumbent)- 23.58%
Wendy Davis (incumbent)- 19.57%
Randy Quick- 18.58%
Rome Board of Education
Elaina Beeman (Incumbent)- 7.58%
Will Byington (Incumbent)- 8.94%
Faith Collins (Incumbent) 7.58%
Dr. Melissa (Lisa) Davis – 7.46%
Jill Fisher – 9.32%
Alvin Jackson 7.43%
John Uldrick- 7.97%
The surprise of the night was the margin that ESPLOST (Rome City and Floyd County) and the SPLOST passed. The combined ESPLOST passed with 70.87% of the vote and the SPLOST passed with 60.73% of the vote.
For breakdown of the total number of votes for all candidates,ESPLOST, and SPLOST, click on the link below. We will be looking over the numbers for other analysis.