Runoff Election for Judges, Commissioner Today

Runoff races for two judgeships and Gwinnett County Commissioner District 3 will take place today.

Voters will return to the polls today. Runoff elections to fill two Gwinnett County judgeships and County Commissioner District 3. 

Two runoff candidates are vying for the Gwinnett Superior Court judgeship being vacated by retiring Judge K. Dawson Jackson. They are Tracey Mason Blasi and Kathy Schrader.

Blasi, a Lawrenceville attorney, is a former Duluth Municipal Court judge.

Schrader, a Duluth attorney and mediator, is a past president of the Gwinnett Bar Association. She serves as an associate Municipal Court judge for the cities of Duluth and Sugar Hill.

Emily Brantley and Pam Britt are seeking to replace Gwinnett State Court Judge Robert “Bob” Mock, who also is retiring.

Brantley, a Suwanee resident, is an attorney in private practice in Gwinnett County.

Britt, a Lawrenceville attorney, is past president of the Gwinnett Criminal Justice Bar.

Both of these contests had been five-way races in the July 31 General Primary.

In Commission District 3, incumbent  got 47 percent of the vote. It was not quite enough to avoid a runoff against second-place finisher Tommy Hunter. District 3 covers a section of Lawrenceville, Snellville, Loganville, Grayson, Dacula and Auburn.

Voting in Primary Runoff elections takes place in regular precinct locations from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

To find polling places and see both the Republican and non-partisan sample ballots that will be used in the Aug. 21 runoff election, visit the Secretary of State's My Voter Page

For more information about the runoff, see the list of frequently asked questions that accompanies this article.

The runoff election results will be available on the Secretary of State's Georgia Elections Results webpage after the polls close.

For inquiries about absentee ballots that have been requested but not arrived, contact the Gwinnett County Elections office at 678-226-7210 for voting instructions.


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