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Oz Nesbitt Sr.

CONYERS — It appears Rockdale County Commission Chair Oz Nezbitt has avoided a runoff in his bid for re-election.

Nesbitt received 9,181 votes in Tuesday’s Democratic Primary Election, or 51.92%. Nesbitt’s closest challenge came from Katrina McCollum-Young, 6,270 votes and 35.46%, followed by Brian L. Jenkins, 2,231 votes and 12.62%.


There were no Republicans in the race.

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I have been editor of the Rockdale Citizen since 1996 and editor of the Newton Citizen since it began publication in 2004. I am also currently executive editor of the Clayton News Daily, Henry Daily Herald and Jackson Progress-Argus.

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