Al McCranie has won the runoff election for Dodge County Probate Judge by besting his opponent Jody Batts. With all precincts reporting, but unofficial results, McCranie received 1,715 votes or 66 percent to Batts’ 884 votes or 34 percent.
McCranie will be sworn in and take office as soon as the state of Georgia certifies the election results.
McCraine will be fulfilling the unexpired term of retired probate judge John Kelly, who’s term ends on December 31, 2016.
Only 23.92 percent of the 10,867 registered voters in Dodge County voted in the election.