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McDONOUGH — Henry County voters have spoken.

The Aug. 11 runoff election revealed a new Board of Education District 2 representative and the Democratic sheriff’s candidate.

Makenzie McDaniel beat out BOE incumbent Josh Hinton for the district 2 seat.

McDaniel received 2,539 votes. Hinton earned 1,803 votes. According to the Henry County Elections Summary Report, 11.65% or 4,381 of 37,600 registered voters participated in the runoff.

Reginald Scandrett will represent the Democratic party for the Henry County sheriff’s position on the November ballot.

Scandrett received 9,530 votes while Tony Brown earned 2,894. Of the 166,523 registered voters, 12,462 or 7.48% cast a ballot in the race.

In November, Henry residents will choose between Scandrett and Republican Jack Redlinger for Henry County sheriff.

The Board of Commissioners District 2 seat will be up for grabs between incumbent Democrat Dee Clemmons and Republican Steve Richardson.

The BOC chair seat will also be decided between Republican incumbent June Wood and Democrat Carlotta Harrell.

All runoff results are unofficial until certified by the Georgia Secretary of State’s office.

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