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Barron re-elected as Loganville mayor

LOGANVILLE - All four incumbent candidates in the 2006 Loganville election were re-elected to a second term, defeating the three challengers.

Incumbent Loganville Mayor Tim Barron defeated challenger Mike Jones 897 to 650, according to Tuesday night's unofficial results.

Barron said he is looking forward to serving Loganville for another two years Tuesday night.

"I knew it was going to be a strong fight. We knew it was going to be tough, and we didn't quit all the way to the end," Barron said.

Jones could not be reached for comment.

Incumbent City Council members Ray Nunley, Chuck Bagley and Mark Kiddoo defeated challengers Sara Bacon and Janice Tribble, as they received the highest number of votes out of the five City Council candidates on the ballot.

Nunley received 963 votes, Kiddoo 933 votes and Bagley 897 votes, according unofficial results.

Tribble and Bacon received 597 and 682 respectively.

Nunley said he was confident the voters would elect him to another term.

"I had a lot of people helping me and that's what it takes," he said. "I give them the credit."

Bagley said the election results prove that the city "wants to move forward."

"They don't want to go back to the past," Bagley said.

Kiddoo said he was confident before the election, but he knew the end result was ultimately out of his hands.

"It feels good to have the confidence of the voters," Kiddoo said.

Bacon and Tribble could not be reached for comment.