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Gingrich Edges Romney in East Cobb

The former House Speaker won a portion of his old Congressional district by only 308 votes.

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who lived in East Cobb while he represented Georgia's 6th Congressional district, didn't win his old stomping grounds by much in Tuesday's presidential primary.

He edged former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in Republican balloting by only 308 votes, or roughly 37 percent to 36 percent of the more than 25,000 ballots cast in East Cobb's 29 precincts. 

Voting was tight between the two in almost all of the precincts. 

Gingrich tallied more than 46 percent of the vote to  for only his second win, to go along with South Carolina. 

What follows is an East Cobb precinct-by-precinct breakdown of Tuesday's Georgia presidential primary and Cobb Sunday alcohol sales referendum results, furnished to East Cobb Patch by Cobb Elections.

There are two different tables. The first is for the primary, including the four Republican candidates and Democratic president Barack Obama, listed in alphabetical order. The "others" category includes candidates who dropped out of the race but who remained on the ballot: Michelle Bachmann, Jon Hunstman, Gary Johnson, Rick Perry and Buddy Roemer.

The second table details the Sunday sales vote, which passed and in East Cobb with a whopping 76 percent of the vote. 

The precincts below are located in ZIP codes 30062, 30067 and 30068, which is the East Cobb Patch coverage area. The ZIP code 30066 is in the Northeast Cobb Patch coverage area. 

GEORGIA PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY

Precinct Gingrich (R) Obama (D) Paul (R) Romney (R) Santorum (R) Others Chestnut Ridge  389  55  78 406 153   4 Dickerson  297  43  40  348 100   9 Dodgen 289  29  41  209   87   4 Eastside 01 393  52  63 369 102   4 Eastside 02 506  64  95  456 167  17 Elizabeth 03 286  35  50 148  88   6 Elizabeth 04 194  78  42  141  65   5

Fullers Park

353  66  60 367 122  10 Garrison Mill 318  50  48 249 118   5 Hightower  350  58  44 361  76   9 Marietta 6A  56  40  14  23  14   0 Marietta 6B 236  98  59 227 110   7 Mt Bethel 01 426  58  67 571 149  10 Mt Bethel 03 253  35  42 349  80   4 Mt Bethel 04 306  39  47 412 104   8 Murdock 480  69  88 384 152  13 Pope  341  55  67 254 130   6 Powers Ferry 366  58  95 228 112   9 Roswell 01 329  56  65 345 165   7 Roswell 02 421  47  55 410 136   4 Sewell Mill 01 346  57  65 292 119   3 Sewell Mill 03 330  62  73 225 121   7 Shallowford Falls  359  49  61 356 134   6 Sope Creek 01 307  34  55 272  91   7 Sope Creek 02 310  48  62 443 114   6 Sope Creek 03 230  38  49 383  63   3 Terrell Mill 234  86  58 225  81  11 Timber Ridge 245  30  53 368  69  8 Tritt  373  47  65 419 150  12

Totals (Pct.)

25,009

9,323 (37.27) 1,536 (6.14) 1,759 (7.03) 9,015 (36.04) 3,172 (12.68) 204 (0.08)

 

SUNDAY ALCOHOL SALES REFERENDUM

Precinct Yes No Chestnut Ridge 847 238 Dickerson  679 163

Dodgen 

491 173 Eastside 01 745 239 Eastside 02 887 213 Elizabeth 03 409 211 Elizabeth 04 370 157 Fullers Park 732 252 Garrison Mill 582 203 Hightower  689 213 Marietta 6A n/a n/a Marietta 6B n/a n/a Mt Bethel 01 988 295 Mt Bethel 03 592 177 Mt Bethel 04 704 216 Murdock 880 312 Pope  637 227 Powers Ferry  608 268 Roswell 01 742 226 Roswell 02 886 190 Sewell Mill 01 638 246 Sewell Mill 03 626 226 Shallowford Falls 767 208 Sope Creek 01 561 209 Sope Creek 02 749 235 Sope Creek 03 624 149 Terrell Mill  510 186 Timber Ridge  647 131 Tritt 841 227

Totals (Pct.)

24,221

18,431 (76.09) 5,790 (23.90)


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