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The controversial ballot measure passed on Tuesday with 58.5 percent of Georgia voters supporting the constitutional amendment giving the state final authority on approving charter schools, some of which could be operated privately.
President Barack Obama won Fulton County by nearly 115,000 votes Tuesday, which was somewhat smaller than his margin of victory over John McCain in 2008. See how your precinct voted.
The constitutional amendment grants the state authority to approve charter schools, whether local school boards want them or not.
President Obama defeated Republican Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election, according to projections.
Voters in Georgia on Tuesday cast their ballot for Mitt Romney, giving him the state's 16 Electoral votes, according to early results.
Secretary of State says Fulton was not prepared for Election Day.
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Charter school amendment appears headed for win.
Democratic House Representatives Bell and Gardner are expected by political observers to be elected to new terms on Tuesday thanks in part to Midtown voters.
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