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Argument Breaks out as Votes are Counted

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Election Commissioner Turner Jones and Ware Representative Pete Perry were discussing votes when the scene broke broke out into a yelling match.

Jones yelled "Get him out of here." Perry said he did nothing wrong, but he willingly left the chambers.

Jones, Perry, Commission Chairman Joe Kinnan and two policemen met privately in an office for a few minutes before Jones walked out saying "I'm leaving."

Perry stepped out as well..

About five minutes later, both men were back inside City Hall.  Order was restored in the chambers, and the business of verifying votes continued.  Perry spent the rest of the day outside the chamber.

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