Alexander Edges Snelling in House 66 Race
Democrat Kimberly Alexander will represent the newly-created Georgia House District 66, edging her Republican opponent Bob Snelling by 1,066 votes.
Democrat Kimberly Alexander will represent the newly-created Georgia House District 66, edging her Republican opponent Bob Snelling by an unofficial 1,066 votes, according to the Secretary of State's website.
Alexander earned 11,813 votes, or 52.35 percent, while Snelling collected 47.64 percent, earning a total of 10,747 votes.
House District 66 represents Douglas County and a portion of Paulding County.
A resident of Douglas County, according to her website, Alexander is a single parent working in Corporate America that grew up in Paulding County. She has a son in college and comes from a family of 11 sisters and brothers.
"I know that I am the best person to serve the people in District 66 and I know that I will do an outstanding job as your Representative in the State House," says Alexander on her website. "Additionally, I have the wisdom, knowledge, understanding and skillset to be an effective Representative."
Snelling is a flight instructor who represented Douglas County from 1995 until 2003 as a State Representative. He chose not to run for re-election when the Democratic majority realigned him and Rep. Bill Hembree into the same district.