Gasaway Beats Hall in State House Race

Dan Gasaway appears headed to another term in the Georgia State House of Representatives.

The incumbent in the 28th District that covers Stephens, Banks, and part of Habersham counties defeated challenger Stacy Hall Tuesday night based on final unofficial results.

Gasaway received 3,096 votes to Hall’s total of 2,108 votes.

In Stephens County, Gasaway received 1,359 votes, while Hall received 1,032 votes.

Gasaway also received more votes in both Banks and Habersham counties.

In Banks County, Gasaway totaled 1,251 votes to Hall’s 601 and in Habersham County, Gasaway received 486 votes to Hall’s 475.

Gasaway will not face Democratic opposition in the Fall.

Looking at other election results from Stephens County Tuesday night, Doug Collins won Stephens County in the 9th District U.S. House Republican primary.

Collins received 1,898 votes to Bernard Fontaine’s 365 votes. Collins won the District primary overall with 80 percent of the vote.

Elsewhere, Stephens County voters in the Republican primary chose Paul Broun in the U.S. Senate race.

Broun won Stephens County with 1,137 votes, while David Perdue finished second with 475 votes, Jack Kingston finished third with 354 votes, and Karen Handel finished fourth in Stephens County with 229 votes.

In the Democratic U.S. Senate primary, Michelle Nunn took 175 of the 233 total votes in Stephens County for that race.

Finally in the gubernatorial primary, 1,726 Republican voters chose Nathan Deal, while John Barge received 336 votes and David Pennington received 285 votes.

A link can be found on our website,, that will provide complete election results from Tuesday’s primary in Stephens County.