Election Results: Suwanee Tax Allocation District Referendum Passes with 61%

The Gwinnett Herald
Suwanee election results

by Tana Suggs
November 06, 2007 | 10:52 PM

Suwanee voters come out in record number

Residents of Suwanee voted yes to a Tax Allocation District on the ballot in the Nov. 6 election.

Unofficial numbers show the TAD with 837 yes votes to 522 no votes. The TAD is for revitalization of the Suwanee gateway and I-85 business district.

Overall, voting for the municipal elections in Suwanee went off without a hitch. According to Elvira Rogers, Suwanee’s administrative services director and superintendent of the election, voters came out in record numbers. The unofficial total is about 1,400 residents.

The closest number behind this election was in November 2001 with a total of about 1,300 turning out to vote for greenspace.

Rogers said the voters came to vote in a steady stream all day. Suwanee resident, Billy Hooper said his voting experience went smooth.

“It went real good,” said Hooper.

Sandra Watkins was able to vote before the 7 p.m. deadline. She said she got in and out without any problems.

“It went well,” said Watkins.

In addition to voting on Election Day, voters had the opportunity to vote through advance voting and absentee ballots.

All figures from this election are unofficial election returns pending certification from the Gwinnett County Board of Registrations and Elections.

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