LIVE: June 21 runoff resultsKenny Ray holds a vote sign during a voter registration rally and vaccination clinic hosted by DeKalb County District 5 Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson at the DeKalb County Voter Registration & Elections Office in greater Decatur on Friday, April 1, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
DeKalb County, GA — Polls closed in DeKalb County and the state of Georgia at 7 p.m.
Michelle Long Spears has won the Democratic primary for the DeKalb County District 2 seat meaning she will replace outgoing Commissioner Jeff Rader in January. Whitney McGinnis won the DeKalb School Board District 2 race and Diijon DaCosta won the DeKalb School Board District 6 race. School Board races are nonpartisan.
McGinnis is looking forward to joining the school board.
“We had a very competitive race this year, and I am honored to have been chosen to represent District 2 on the DeKalb School Board,” McGinnis said. “I am ready to do the hard work to rebuild community trust and strengthen our schools. I will also be hosting a series of listening sessions later this year to gather feedback on our most pressing needs.”
Spears and DaCosta did not return a message seeking comment.
Here are the results for the races we’re following in the June 21 runoff as of 11:30 p.m.:
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