A runoff election was held Tuesday for Georgia House District 2. The seat was vacated by Jay Neal, (R) Chickamauga, when he accepted an appointment by Governor Nathan Deal.A special election was held in January, but none of the three Republican candidates received the 50-percent plus one vote required to win the seat. Tuesday, Georgia voters chose between Steve Tarvin of Chickamauga and Neal Florence of Lafayette.
Steve Tarvin wins with 1,925 votes (53.88%). Neal Florence received 1,648 votes (46.12%)
District 2 includes part Catoosa, Walker and Whitfield counties.
One of the victims was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and later died.
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