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  GA Supreme Court Justice
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Parents > United States > Georgia > Supreme Court of Georgia > State Supreme Court Justice 3
OfficeState Supreme Court
Type General Election
Filing Deadline April 01, 2004 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open July 20, 2004 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close July 20, 2004 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 01, 2005 - 12:00pm
Term End September 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Turnout 14.61% Total Population
ContributorReporting for Duty
Last ModifiedIndyGeorgia April 27, 2018 09:31pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyNonpartisan Won07/21/1998
NameLeah Ward Sears Votes378,151 (54.05%)
Term01/01/1999 - 00/04/0000 Margin183,134 (+26.17%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyNonpartisan Won11/02/2010
NameDavid E. Nahmias Votes1,007,828 (48.22%)
Term01/01/2011 - 01/01/2015 Margin661,291 (+31.64%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
MAP
United States 1912 - 1959 MAP
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
07/05/2004 07/20/2004
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leah Ward Sears 2 2 ----
Grant Brantley 2 ------
Leaning Call: Leah Ward Sears (75.00%)
Weighted Call: Leah Ward Sears (90.06%)

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Justice Leah Ward Sears Grant Brantley  
PartyNonpartisan Nonpartisan  
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Certified Votes745,011 (62.28%) 451,320 (37.73%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -293,691 (-24.55%)  
Predict Avg.51.00% 49.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2004 --  
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MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Augusta Chronicle (GA)
  Savannah Morning News
  Atlanta Journal Constitution
  Albany Herald (GA)
  Macon Telegraph
  Georgia Association of Educators
  Georgia Equality
  American Federation of Labor (A.F.L.)
D Reporting for Duty
D Shirley Franklin
D Mark Taylor
D Cathy Cox
D Heidi Davison
 


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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 19, 2004 12:00am Endorsement Rome News-Tribune Endorses Sears (GA-SCourt)  Article Reporting for Duty 
Jul 19, 2004 12:00am Poll Poll of State Attorneys  Article Reporting for Duty 
Jul 18, 2004 12:00am Endorsement Augusta Chronicle Endorses Sears  Article Reporting for Duty 
Jul 18, 2004 12:00am Analysis The endorsements of special-interest groups are revealing.  Article Reporting for Duty 
Jul 17, 2004 12:00am News High court race as hot as partisan battle  Article Reporting for Duty 
Jul 17, 2004 12:00am Endorsement AJC Endorses Sears (GA-SCourt)  Article Reporting for Duty 

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