Monday, April 8, 2013
State Senator Hunter Hill (R-Smyrna) will provide updates on the 2013 legislative session Monday night in Smyrna.
Georgia District 6 Senator Hunter Hill (R-Smyrna) will host a town hall meeting tonight in Smyrna in partnership with the Historic Rose Garden Davenport Town Civic Association. The event will be held at 7 p.m. at Mt. Zion First Baptist Church at the corner of Hawthore Avenue and Davenport Street. Hill is expected to provide updates on the 2013 legislative session. Smyrna and District 6 residents are invited to attend the joint listening session and public meeting to help make Georgia a better place to live, work, raise a family, and retire. Listening session topics will include the economy, quality of life, education and civic engagement opportunities. If you are interested in attending, you can click here to RSVP on Facebook. In a recent …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Longtime Georgia Democrat Doug Stoner lost his District 6 Senate seat to Republican newcomer Hunter Hill in Tuesday's election.
One Smyrna incumbent will not be returning to the Georgia State Senate. Longtime Democrat Doug Stoner was defeated by Republican newcomer Hunter Hill in the District 6 Senate race during Tuesday's election. As the election-day voting tally rolled in, Hill overcame Stoner, and gradually added to his margins to win by 3,066 votes. The final, unofficial results show that Hill collected 35,299 votes, or 52 percent, to Stone's 32,233 votes, or 48 percent. Stoner lead among Cobb voters with 20,412 votes, or 59 percent, to Hill’s 14,312 votes, or 41 percent. Fulton County's reporting was delayed, and the final, unofficial results didn't roll in until late Wednesday morning. Hill had a clear win in Fulton County, collecting 20,987 votes, 63.92-…
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Longtime Georgia Senate Democrat Doug Stoner competes against Republican newcomer Hunter Hill for the District 6 State Senate seat in Tuesday's election.
The State Senate District 6 race between incumbent Senator Doug Stoner (D-Smyrna) and Republican newcomer Hunter Hill is expected to be a tight one in Tuesday's election. The Senate disctrict was redrawn last year, and now stretches from Smyrna-Vinings through Sandy Springs into Buckhead. Republicans make up 55 percent of the current district. Stoner, a Kennesaw State graduate and a longtime Senate Democrat first elected in 2002, has been a favorite among prominent business leaders in Metro Atlanta. Hill, a Vinings resident and a West Point grad, ran against Stoner in 2008 and beat out other Republican candidates Josh Belinfante and Drew Ellenburg in the 2012 primary, with 52.26-percent of 8,956 total votes. See Also
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Campaign announcement stories from Smyrna-Vinings Patch.
Four Republican candidates have entered the race for the Georgia Senate District 6 seat. The GOP primary is July 31, with the winner to run against incumbent Democratic Sen. Doug Stoner of Smyrna. Under Georgia reapportionment approved last summer by the General Assembly, District 6 now stretches from Smyrna through Sandy Springs and into Buckhead. With campaigning expected to pick up with the arrival of the new year, Smyrna-Vinings Patch offers this guide to those who have entered the field so far.