Monday, April 15, 2013
Former Gwinnett County District 3 Commissioner Mike Beaudreau was in Boston competing in the Boston Marathon at the time of Monday's explosions.
There was a lot of relief Monday when friends were able to report that former Gwinnett County District 3 Commissioner Mike Beaudreau had finished the Boston Marathon and was safe. Beaudreau said it was actually a close call. He and a friend were about a block away, headed back to the transit station, when the explosions occurred. "It was a crazy, crazy day," Beaudreau said from his Boston hotel room Monday night. "I had finished the race about an hour and a half, two hours ahead of that. We were headed to the transit station and were actually going toward the finish line. I stopped and asked how to get there and were told we were headed the wrong way. So we turned around - thank God. About five minutes later - boom." Beaudreau said it …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
The recount requested by current Gwinnett County Commissioner Mike Beaudreau yielded the same results as the runoff.
On Monday afternoon, current Gwinnett County Commissioner Mike Beaudreau requested a recount after falling behind following a runoff. He trailed opponent Tommy Hunter in the race for the District 3 seat in a runoff on Aug. 21st by 56 votes. The recount was completed Tuesday evening at about 6:15 and the results stand. Hunter has defeated Beaudreau by just 56 votes. Here are the numbers: Hunter will take office in January.
Monday, August 27, 2012
The District 3 Commissioner is seeking a recount after falling 56 votes short of re-election against Tommy Hunter.
Current Gwinnett County Commissioner Mike Beaudreau is seeking a recount following a close runoff election earlier this month. Gwinnett County's Communication Director Joe Sorenson has confirmed this news in an email to Patch. The Gwinnett County Republican Party first announced on their Facebook page Monday that Beaudreau is requesting the recount. Beaudreau currently is tailing opponent Tommy Hunter in last Tuesday's runoff election by just 56 votes. The Gwinnett GOP says the recount will begin Tuesday, August 28th at 4pm at Elections Headquarters in Lawrenceville. Sorenson expects the recount to be complete by the early evening.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Current Gwinnett County District 3 Commissioner Mike Beaudreau is facing a challenge from candidates Jerry Oberholtzer, Mike Korom and Tommy Hunter. Who will get your vote?
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
On July 31, or in a subsequent runoff, one of four candidates will be the commissioner-elect for Gwinnett County's Commission District 3. The successful candidate will take up the office in January 2013. Current incumbent, Commissioner Mike Beaudreau, faces challenges from former mayor of Snellville Jerry Oberholtzer and two newcomers, Mike Korom and Tommy Hunter. Dacula Patch has covered this race extensively and provides the following information on the four candidates: Take our poll and let us know which one of these candidates you feel deserves your vote on July. 31.
Monday, June 18, 2012
The four candidates for Gwinnett County Commission District 3 answer questions submitted by Patch readers.
Next month, voters in Gwinnett County District 3 will decide if Mike Beaudreau, Tommy Hunter, Mike Korom or Jerry Oberholtzer will serve as the area's next county commissioner. Since Beaudreau, Oberholtzer, Hunter and Korom are all running as Republicans and there are no Democratic challengers, the race will be decided during the July 31 primary. The runoff, if necessary, will be held on Aug. 21. The deadline to register to vote in the primary is July 2, and absentee voting begins July 9. Patch asked each of the candidates to answer a series of questions relating to current political issues. The questionnaires were based in part on questions submitted by readers. Patch did not limit the length of the responses. Each candidate's answers are…
Friday, June 15, 2012
Mike Beaudreau, Jerry Oberholtzer, Mike Korom and Tommy Hunter attempt to win over voters during two-hour question and answer session.
Being the incumbent can be tough. After eight years as the District 3 Gwinnett County Commissioner, incumbent Mike Beaudreau has made a number of decisions which challengers Jerry Oberholtzer, Tommy Hunter and Mike Korom were eager to question during a June 14 candidate forum at Stars and Strikes in Dacula. Each candidate was given the opportunity to ask two questions of another candidate. Five of the six questions asked by Hunter, Korom and Oberholtzer were directed at Beaudreau -- most calling the incumbent’s bona fides as a fiscal conservative into question. Hunter asked how Beaudreau could support the county trash plan based on conservative principles. “How do you rectify in your mind taking away the right of the residents to choose …
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Phillip Saxton, chairman of the Gwinnett County Public Library board, lauds Mike Beaudreau's work to help library patrons.
Phillip Saxton, of the Gwinnett County Public Library, is endorsing Mike Beaudreau the race for District 3 commissioner. In a Youtube video posted today, Saxton talks about how Beaudreau was instrumental in getting the Hamilton Mill branch opened. He also credits Beaudreau with nearby road expansion and fencing to help make the library more accessible and safer. "I am so appreciative of what Mike Beaudreau has done," he said. I'm appreciative of his fiscal policies; I'm appreciative of his leadership." Beaudreau is running for re-election. Former Snellville Mayor Jerry Oberholtzer and Dacula resident Mike Korom are also running for Gwinnett County Board of Commissioner District 3.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Snellville Patch attended the recent GOP town hall meeting in Snellville.
We attended the GOP town hall meeting in Snellville, Ga., on Nov. 1, 2011. State Reps. Brett Harrell and Len Walker; State Sen. Don Balfour; Gwinnett County Commissioner Mike Beaudreau; Carole Boyce, a school board member; and Dr. Robert McClure, school board chairman were present at the meeting to take the public's questions. See the attached videos for a little of what we heard. Below, we gathered a few quotes of the night. On federal judge’s ruling, allowing Lake Lanier to be used for water consumption: “That was very, very good news. If we had overreacted to some folks a couple of years ago, we would have spent hundreds of millions of dollars. Gwinnett would have taken out loans and who knows how much money to build reservoirs.” --…
Saturday, October 8, 2011
The monthly meeting will be in Loganville today.
Saturday, October 8, 2011
Gwinnett County District 3 Commissioner Mike Beaudreau will host his monthly constituent meeting from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. today, October 8, at a local fire station at 1052 Ozora Road in Loganville. Gwinnett County’s Commission District 3 covers the eastern part of the county from the Highway 78 corridor north to I-85 and includes the cities of Snellville, Loganville, Grayson, Dacula and Auburn.
Friday, August 12, 2011
Beaudreau's District 3 includes the cities of Snellville, Loganville, Grayson, Dacula and Auburn.
Friday, August 12, 2011
Gwinnett County District 3 Commissioner Mike Beaudreau will host his monthly constituent meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Bay Creek Park Pavilion, 175 Ozora Road in Loganville. Gwinnett County’s Commission District 3 covers the eastern part of the county from the Highway 78 corridor north to I-85 and includes the cities of Snellville, Loganville, Grayson, Dacula and Auburn.