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In Super Tuesday's wake, stories popped up on social media of Georgia voters unwittingly opting for non-partisan ballots, not knowing they wouldn't able to vote on presidential nominees.

Georgia's office Secretary of State said it has not gotten any specific complaints about this, but beginning yesterday, Facebook, Twitter and Reddit were strewn with stories from voters like this one in Reynoldstown:

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City of Atlanta voters have overwhelmingly approved a four-year extension of a one-cent sales tax for water and sewer system improvements.

That Municipal Options Sales Tax, or "MOST," is helping to pay for a federally-mandated $4 billion upgrade.

On WABE's "Closer Look," Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said, "If we had failed to reauthorize the MOST, water rates would have gone up by about 30 percent. And we already have some of the highest rates in the country because we have not gotten help financially on our $4 billion capital program."

Mary Claire Kelly / WABE

Local No. 7, the only bar on Tucker's Main Street, was packed Tuesday night with regulars as well as politicians, business owners, families and even some uniformed boy scouts. The rest of the country might have been talking about the Super Tuesday elections, but the main topic of conversation at the center of this newly-formed city was the local election of one mayor and six city council members.

In the crowd, the candidates were almost indistinguishable from the voters. Tucker citizens from multiple generations greeted one another by name as they awaited the election results.

John Lewis addressing reporters at Hillary Clinton watch party at Paschal's Restaurant.
Alison Guillory / WABE

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton cruised to any easy victory in Tuesday’s Democratic primary election in Georgia, with the race called just minutes after the polls closed at 7 p.m. in the state.

Early Tuesday, Clinton had captured nearly three-quarters of the state Democratic vote, with about half of the state’s 159 counties reporting.

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, State House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams and U.S. Democratic Rep. John Lewis celebrated with a few dozen supporters at Pascal’s on Atlanta’s southwest side.

Andrew Harnik / Associated Press

WABE will be updating this page continually as numbers come in.

The polls closed for Georgia's "Super Tuesday" presidential primary vote at 7 p.m. Early exit polls have  declared Hillary Clinton the winner in the Democratic Georgia presidential primary, and GOP frontrunner Donald Trump the Republican winner.

Updated 11:50 p.m.:

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