2016 United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia

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2016 United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia

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All 14 Georgia seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 10 4
Seats won 10 4
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 2,272,460 1,498,437
Percentage 60.26% 39.74%
Swing Increase1.74% Decrease1.74%

The 2016 United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia were held on November 8, 2016, to elect the fourteen U.S. Representatives from the state of Georgia, one from each of the state's fourteen congressional districts. The elections coincided with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections. The primaries took place on May 24.

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Results summary[edit]

By district[edit]

Results of the general election by district:[1]

District Democratic Republican Others Total Result
Votes % Votes % Votes % Votes %
District 1 - - 210,243 100.00% - - 210,243 100.00% Republican Hold
District 2 148,543 61.23% 94,056 38.77% - - 242,599 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 3 95,969 31.65% 207,218 68.35% - - 303,187 100.00% Republican Hold
District 4 220,146 75.72% 70,593 24.28% - - 290,739 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 5 253,781 84.44% 46,768 15.56% - - 300,549 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 6 124,917 38.32% 201,088 61.68% - - 326,005 100.00% Republican Hold
District 7 114,220 39.62% 174,081 60.38% - - 288,301 100.00% Republican Hold
District 8 83,225 32.36% 173,983 67.64% - - 257,208 100.00% Republican Hold
District 9 - - 256,535 100.00% - - 256,535 100.00% Republican Hold
District 10 - - 243,725 100.00% - - 243,725 100.00% Republican Hold
District 11 105,383 32.59% 217,935 67.41% - - 323,318 100.00% Republican Hold
District 12 99,420 38.40% 159,492 61.60% - - 258,912 100.00% Republican Hold
District 13 252,833 100.00% - - - - 252,833 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 14 - - 216,743 100.00% - - 216,743 100.00% Republican Hold
Total 1,498,437 39.74% 2,272,460 60.26% - - 3,770,897 100.00%

District 1[edit]

The incumbent was Republican Buddy Carter, who has represented the district since 2015. Carter is running unopposed.

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Earl "Buddy" Carter (incumbent) 37,758 100.0
Total votes 37,758 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 1st congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Buddy Carter (incumbent) 210,243 100.0
Total votes 210,243 100.0
Republican hold

District 2[edit]

The incumbent was Democrat Sanford Bishop, who has represented the district since 1993. Bishop was unchallenged in the primary.

Democratic primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sanford Bishop (incumbent) 55,880 100.0
Total votes 55,880 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared
  • Greg Duke
  • Diane Vann

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Greg Duke 12,959 79.0
Republican Diane Vann 3,446 21.0
Total votes 16,405 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 2nd congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sanford Bishop (incumbent) 148,543 61.2
Republican Greg Duke 94,056 38.8
Total votes 242,599 100.0
Democratic hold

District 3[edit]

The incumbent was Republican Lynn Westmoreland, who has represented the district since 2005. Westmoreland announced he would not seek re-election.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared
  • Tamarkus Cook[3]
  • Angela Pendley

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Angela Pendley 6,495 50.2
Democratic Tamarkus Cook 6,444 49.8
Total votes 12,939 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared
Withdrawn
  • Hayden Marlowe (running for the state senate)[9][4]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Crane 15,584 26.9
Republican Drew Ferguson 15,491 26.8
Republican Jim Pace 13,312 23.0
Republican Chip Flanegan 5,728 9.9
Republican Richard Mix 5,285 9.1
Republican Samuel Anders 1,657 2.9
Republican Arnall "Rod" Thomas 812 1.4
Total votes 57,869 100.0

Runoff[edit]

Republican primary runoff results[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Drew Ferguson 22,813 53.9
Republican Mike Crane 19,490 46.1
Total votes 42,303 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 3rd congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Drew Ferguson 207,218 68.3
Democratic Angela Pendley 95,969 31.7
Total votes 303,187 100.0
Republican hold

District 4[edit]

The incumbent was Democratic Hank Johnson, who has represented the district since 2007. Johnson was unchallenged in the primary.

Democratic primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry C. "Hank" Johnson Jr. (incumbent) 44,509 100.0
Total votes 44,509 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Victor Armendariz 10,260 100.0
Total votes 10,260 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 4th congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hank Johnson (incumbent) 220,146 75.7
Republican Victor Armendariz 70,593 24.3
Total votes 290,739 100.0
Democratic hold

District 5[edit]

The incumbent was Democratic John Lewis, who has represented the district since 1987. Lewis was unchallenged in the primary.

Democratic primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Lewis (incumbent) 47,313 100.0
Total votes 47,313 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Douglas Bell 3,635 100.0
Total votes 3,635 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 5th congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Lewis (incumbent) 253,781 84.4
Republican Douglas Bell 46,768 15.6
Total votes 300,549 100.0
Democratic hold

District 6[edit]

The incumbent was Republican Tom Price, who has represented the district since 2005.

Democratic primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rodney Stooksbury 11,050 100.0
Total votes 11,050 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Price (incumbent) 32,021 100.0
Total votes 32,021 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 6th congressional district, 2016[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Price (incumbent) 201,088 61.7
Democratic Rodney Stooksbury 124,917 38.3
Total votes 326,005 100.0
Republican hold

District 7[edit]

The incumbent was Republican Rob Woodall, who has represented the district since 2011.

Democratic primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rashid Malik 5,593 100.0
Total votes 5,593 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Woodall (incumbent) 24,201 100.0
Total votes 24,201 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 7th congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Woodall (incumbent) 174,081 60.4
Democratic Rashid Malik 114,220 39.6
Total votes 288,301 100.0
Republican hold

District 8[edit]

The incumbent was Republican Austin Scott, who has represented the district since 2011.

Democratic primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Neal Harris 18,647 100.0
Total votes 18,647 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Austin Scott (incumbent) 34,919 77.8
Republican Angela Hicks 9,988 22.2
Total votes 44,907 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 8th congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Austin Scott (incumbent) 173,983 67.6
Democratic James Neal Harris 83,225 32.4
Total votes 257,208 100.0
Republican hold

District 9[edit]

The incumbent was Republican Doug Collins, who has represented northeastern Georgia since 2013. He was re-elected with 81% of the vote in 2014.

Radio host and former Hall County Commissioner Al Gainey is considering running against Collins in the Republican primary, following Collins' vote to re-elect John Boehner as Speaker of the House.[11][12]

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doug Collins (incumbent) 52,080 61.3
Republican Paul Broun 18,772 22.1
Republican Roger Fitzpatrick 8,945 10.5
Republican Mike Scupin 2,856 3.4
Republican Bernie Fontaine 2,342 2.8
Total votes 84,995 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 9th congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doug Collins (incumbent) 256,535 100.0
Total votes 256,535 100.0
Republican hold

District 10[edit]

The incumbent was Republican Jody Hice, who has represented the district since 2015.

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jody Hice (incumbent) 49,062 100.0
Total votes 49,062 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 10th congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jody Hice (incumbent) 243,725 100.0
Total votes 243,725 100.0
Republican hold

District 11[edit]

The incumbent was Republican Barry Loudermilk, who has represented the district since 2015.

Democratic primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Wilson 6,861 100.0
Total votes 6,861 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barry Loudermilk (incumbent) 29,903 60.3
Republican Daniel Cowan 9,169 18.5
Republican William Llop 4,857 9.8
Republican Hayden Collins 3,247 6.5
Republican Billy Davis 2,435 4.9
Total votes 49,611 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 11th congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barry Loudermilk (incumbent) 217,935 67.4
Democratic Don Wilson 105,383 32.6
Total votes 323,318 100.0
Republican hold

District 12[edit]

The incumbent was Republican Rick Allen, who has represented the district since 2015.

Democratic primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Patricia C. McCracken 16,138 62.3
Democratic Joyce Nolin 9,787 37.7
Total votes 25,925 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rick Allen (incumbent) 46,686 79.0
Republican Eugene Yu 12,441 21.0
Total votes 59,127 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 12th congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rick Allen (incumbent) 159,492 61.6
Democratic Patricia C. McCracken 99,420 38.4
Total votes 258,912 100.0
Republican hold

District 13[edit]

The incumbent was Democrat David Scott, who has represented the district since 2003.

Democratic primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Scott (incumbent) 36,214 100.0
Total votes 36,214 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 13th congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Scott (incumbent) 252,833 100.0
Total votes 252,833 100.0
Democratic hold

District 14[edit]

The incumbent was Republican Tom Graves, who has represented northwestern Georgia since 2010. He was re-elected in 2014 with no general election opposition.

Mickey Tuck, an electrician and 1992 Floyd County Commission candidate, is challenging Graves for the Republican nomination.[13]

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Graves (incumbent) 44,260 75.7
Republican Mickey Tuck 7,493 12.8
Republican Allan Levene 6,755 11.5
Total votes 58,508 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 14th congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Graves (incumbent) 216,743 100.0
Total votes 216,743 100.0
Republican hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "General Election November 8, 2016". Georgia Secretary of State. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w "Official Results". Georgia Secretary of State. Retrieved June 21, 2016.
  3. ^ Skinner, Winston (March 7, 2016). "Tamarkus Cook to seek U.S. House seat as Democrat". Newnan Times-Herald. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d Campbell, Sarah Fay (March 6, 2016). "Candidate qualifying runs through Friday". Newnan Times-Herald. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  5. ^ Gould Sheinin, Aaron (January 20, 2016). "Mike Crane seeks to clear field in Third District race for Congress". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved January 21, 2016.
  6. ^ "Two candidates vying for Congressman Westmoreland's seat". WRBL. January 26, 2016. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  7. ^ Campbell, Sarah Fay (January 29, 2016). "Mix, toy store owner, running for Congress". Newnan Times-Herald. Retrieved February 4, 2016.
  8. ^ Harrison, Danny (January 28, 2016). "Jim Pace to Run for Congress". Fayette County News. Retrieved January 28, 2016.
  9. ^ Campbell, Sarah Fay (January 27, 2016). "Ferguson, Marlowe seeking congressional seat". Newnan Times-Herald. Retrieved February 8, 2016.
  10. ^ "Georgia House Primary Runoff Results". Politico. July 26, 2016. Retrieved July 28, 2016.
  11. ^ Alex Isenstadt (January 31, 2015). "They're back! The new tea party surge". Politico. Retrieved February 1, 2015.
  12. ^ Daniel Malloy (January 13, 2015). "Doug Collins gets a possible primary challenge over his Boehner vote". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved February 1, 2015.
  13. ^ "Mickey Tuck announces candidacy for 14th U.S. Congressional District". Rome News-Tribune. April 16, 2015. Retrieved May 13, 2015.

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