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Beavers, Weaver win primary
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State Senator Mae Beavers came out on top of the 17th District senate race in the Republican Primary Thursday, defeating challenger Clark Boyd 16,164 votes to 11,100 in the district, and 1,344 to 563 in DeKalb County. Beavers will run unopposed in the general election in November. The 17th District includes DeKalb, Wilson, Cannon, Smith, Macon, and Clay counties.