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How Did Your Precinct Vote in 2008?

Patch breaks the numbers down for you on how your Lilburn precinct voted in the 2008 presidential election.

(Editor's Note: This story has been amended from an earlier version.)

In the last presidential election, Lilburn overwhelming went for the Republican candidate, Sen. John McCain. That's not surprising considering that Gwinnett County went for McCain, as well.

But, that win for McCain, was not a landslide -- 54.56 percent of voters went for McCain and 44.35 percent for then-Sen. Barack Obama, according to unofficial voting results from Gwinnett County.

Who Voted for Obama?

In Lilburn, five precincts went for Obama, who would eventually become president. Those were:

  • Precinct 11, First Baptist Church of Lilburn, with 59.14 percent for Obama
  • Precinct 34, Lilburn Christian Church, with 50.76 percent
  • Precinct 65, Calvary Baptist Church, with 59.50 percent
  • Precinct 103, Berkmar United Methodist Church, with 61.60 percent
  • Precinct 120, The Pilgrimage Annex at Providence Christian Academy, with 49.54 percent

Where Were the Most Republican Votes?

The Mountain Park area had the most votes for McCain in 2008. Precinct 14, which votes at Mountain Park Depot on Five Forks Trickum Road, had 69.47 percent of votes go to McCain. That's compared to only 29 percent for Obama.

What Were the Closest Races?

Precinct, 120, which votes at The Pilgrimage Annex at Providence Christian Academy, had the closest race between Republicans and Democrats, with a 1.06 percentage point difference. The final tally went to Obama.

Precinct 34, which votes at Lilburn Christian Church, was also close, with a difference of 2.48 percentage points. The final tally went to Obama.

2008 Votes by Precinct (* indicates winner):

  • Precinct 11, Berkshire B: First Baptist Church of Lilburn, 285 Main Street
    • Total voted: 60.33 percent
    • McCain: 39.76 percent
    • Obama: 59.14 percent*
  • Precinct 14, Garners A: Mountain Park Depot, 5050 Five Forks Trickum Road
    • Total voted: 76.59 percent
    • McCain: 69.47 percent*
    • Obama: 29 percent
  • Precinct 32, Berkshire D: New Mercies Christian Church, 4000 Five Forks Trickum Road
    • Total voted: 75.56 percent
    • McCain: 67.03 percent*
    • Obama: 31.97 percent
  • Precinct 33, Berkshire E: Arcado Elementary School, 5150 Arcado Road
    • Total voted: 73.81 percent
    • McCain: 67.96 percent*
    • Obama: 30.11 percent
  • Precinct 34, Berkshire F: Lilburn Christian Church, 314 Arcado Road
    • Total voted: 64.59 percent
    • McCain: 48.28 percent
    • Obama: 50.76 percent*
  • Precinct 35, Cates D :Berean Baptist Church, 1405 Hewatt Road
    • Total voted: 72.25 percent
    • McCain: 62.74 percent*
    • Obama: 35.77 percent
  • Precinct 36, Cates E: Trinity Lutheran Church, 1826 Killian Hill Road
    • Total voted: 78.39 percent
    • McCain: 66.05 percent*
    • Obama: 32.37 percent
  • Precinct 49: Garners C: Lucerne Baptist Church, 4805 Stone Mountain Highway
    • Total voted: 65.45 percent
    • McCain: 53.24 percent*
    • Obama: 44.78 percent
  • Precinct 65, Berkshire H: Calvary Baptist Church, 5255 Highway 29
    • Total voted: 60.92 percent
    • McCain: 39.50 percent
    • Obama: 59.50 percent*
  • Precinct 68, Cates I: Oak Road Lutheran Church, 1004 Oak Road
    • Total voted: 72.58 percent
    • McCain: 62.33 percent*
    • Obama: 36.35 percent
  • Precinct 69, Cates J: Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 1400 Killian Hill Road
    • Total voted: 72.69 percent
    • McCain: 58.13 percent*
    • Obama: 40.66 percent
  • Precinct 92, Berkshire J: Harvest Community Church, 701 Cole Drive
    • Total voted: 76.13 percent
    • McCain: 64.18 percent*
    • Obama: 34.68 percent
  • Precinct 103, Berkshire L: Berkmar United Methodist Church, 675 Pleasant Hill Road
    • Total voted: 61.73 percent
    • McCain: 37 percent
    • Obama: 61.60 percent*
  • Precinct 109, Berkshire M: Killian Hill Baptist Church/Christian School, 151 Arcado Road
    • Total voted: 75.38 percent
    • McCain: 68.42 percent*
    • Obama: 30.42 percent
  • Precinct 119, Berkshire O: Yellow River Baptist Church, 3650 Five Forks Trickum Road
    • Total voted: 76.28 percent
    • McCain: 68.28 percent*
    • Obama: 30.47 percent
  • Precinct 120, Berkshire P: The Pilgrimage Annex at Providence Christian Academy, 4525 Wynne Russell Drive
    • Total voted: 63.61 percent
    • McCain: 48.48 percent
    • Obama: 49.54 percent*
  • Precinct 148, Berkshire Q: St Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church, 5373 Wydella Road
    • Total voted: 74.32 percent
    • McCain: 62.53 percent*
    • Obama: 34.86 percent
Patricia Sabin November 06, 2012 at 03:38 PM
I never would have guessed that there would be such a disparity between one poll location and another in the Lilburn area. Very interesting!

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