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A Bainbridge city councilman and physician is the newest south Georgia State Senator.

Tonight, Dr. Dean Burke defeated Mike Keown in a special election runoff in District 11. He replaces longtime Senator John Bulloch who resigned for health reasons in December.

Burke got 58.4% of the vote.