Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Norcross voters chose Tom Rice as their representative as the Georgia State Representative for District 95.
From Peachtree Corners Patch Tom Rice, who has served as the State Representative for the Gwinnett cities of Peachtree Corners, Norcross and Berkeley Lake for the past 16 years, was re-elected last week to serve another two years. The vote was 12,851 to 8,855 in favor of Rice, a Peachtree Corners resident, over his opponent Brooke Siskin, also from Peachtree Corners. It was Siskin's first time running for the State Representative seat. "I want to thank the voters of House District 95 for the opportunity to serve them in the Georgia House of Representatives for another term," said Rice. "I will continue to do my best to represent the values that characterize the great majority of voters in this district." Brooke Siskin, 44, said had she …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Check out the results for the major districts affecting the Norcross area: Georgia State House District 95 and 96, and U.S. House District 4.
Updated, 8:12 a.m. In Tuesday's general election, three races in the Georgia State and U.S. House directly affect the Norcross area. Those districts are Georgia State Representative District 95 seat, the District 96 seat and the U.S. House of Representatives District 4 seat. With all relevant precincts and counties reporting, here are the results so far for the Georgia State and U.S. House of Representatives seats that affect Norcross (* indicates the winner): Georgia State House of Representatives, District 96 Total votes: 12,297 Pedro Marin: 55.08 percent* Mark Williams: 44.92 percent U.S. House of Representatives, District 4 Total votes: 283,304 Henry C. "Hank" Johnson: 73.56 percent* J. Chris Vaughn: 26.44 percent Only one of the two …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Here's an outline of some of the major races in the Norcross area.
Aside from the local city council race, Norcross has some competitive races in the Nov. 6th election. From school board members to state officials, here's a roundup of some of the major races. Gwinnett County Public School Board: State House of Representatives: U.S. House of Representatives Who are you voting for in the upcoming election? Tell us in the comments. See also: Don’t miss any Norcross news. Subscribe to Norcross Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The District 95 candidate answers questions posed by Patch.
Patch asked Brooke Siskin, who is seeking the State Representative for District 95 seat in Norcross and Peachtree Corners, a series of questions relating to her candidacy and her position on several issues. Siskin is running for the seat currently held by Peachtree Corners resident Tom Rice. NAME: Brooke Siskin AGE: 44 HOW LONG LIVED IN PEACHTREE CORNERS: 18 years EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: University of California at Davis, B.A. Public Relations FAMILY: Daughter, Caitlin, 14 years old, freshman at Norcross High School OCCUPATION: Marketing Representative What experience in your background do you think has best prepared you for serving as the State Representative for Dist. 95? Creating and marketing my own small business, has giving me the …