Chris Middleton wins Superior Court judicial seat

He is "ready to go to work," says Middleton

Chris Middleton wins Superior Court judicial seat
Chris Middleton wins Superior Court judicial seat
After thanking his friends and supporters on hand for a watch party Tuesday night, Chris Middleton said he is now "ready to go to work."

He defeated Frank Pennington II in a highly anticipated race that more than 26,000 people voted in as part of the Georgia General Primary and Nonpartisan Elections held on May 21.
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Chris Middleton on Election Day
Middleton will be replacing the Honorable Judge Penny Haas Freesemann, who is set to retire as Eastern Judicial Circuit Judge of Superior Court after serving on the bench since 1993.
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Frank Pennington II


VOTING BREAKDOWN
(86/86 precincts reported)
Chris Middleton - 16,300 votes (60.5 percent)
Frank Pennington II - 10,640 votes (39.5)