United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia, 2018

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United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia, 2018

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All 14 Georgia seats to the United States House of Representatives

 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 10 4

The 2018 United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia will be held on November 6, 2018, to elect the fourteen U.S. Representatives from the state of Georgia, one from each of the state's fourteen congressional districts. The elections will coincide with a gubernatorial election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections. The primary elections took place on May 22, 2018.[1]

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District 1[edit]

The incumbent is Republican Buddy Carter, who has represented the district since 2015. Carter was re-elected unopposed in 2016. Carter is running for re-election.[2]

Democratic primary[edit]

  • Lisa Ring, community organizer[3][4]
  • Barbara Seidman[5]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lisa Ring 20,543 67.54
Democratic Barbara Seidman 9,871 32.46
Total votes 30,414 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (incumbent) 35,552 100.0
Total votes 35,552 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 1st congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lisa Ring
Republican Buddy Carter (incumbent)
Total votes

District 2[edit]

The incumbent is Democrat Sanford Bishop, who has represented the district since 1993. Bishop was re-elected with 61% of the vote in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sanford Bishop (incumbent) 42,855 100.0
Total votes 42,855 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

  • Herman West, pastor[6]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Herman West 23,147 100.0
Total votes 23,147 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 2nd congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sanford Bishop (incumbent)
Republican Herman West
Total votes

District 3[edit]

The incumbent is Republican Drew Ferguson, who has represented the district since 2017. Ferguson was elected with 68% of the vote in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

  • Chuck Enderlin, pilot[7]
  • Rusty Oliver, science teacher[8]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chuck Enderlin 13,614 59.87
Democratic Rusty Oliver 9,126 40.13
Total votes 22,740 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Drew Ferguson (incumbent) 43,381 74.37
Republican Philip Singleton 14,948 25.63
Total votes 58,329 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 3rd congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chuck Enderlin
Republican Drew Ferguson (incumbent)
Total votes

District 4[edit]

The incumbent is Democratic Hank Johnson, who has represented the district since 2007. Johnson was re-elected with 76% of the vote in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hank Johnson (incumbent) 55,060 79.77
Democratic Juan Parks 13,966 20.23
Total votes 69,026 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joe Profit 15,367 100.0
Total votes 15,367 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 4th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hank Johnson (incumbent)
Republican Joe Profit
Total votes

District 5[edit]

The incumbent is Democratic John Lewis, who has represented the district since 1987. Lewis was re-elected with 84% of the vote in 2016. With no primary challenger and no Republican opposition, Rep. Lewis will win his 2018 midterm election for the 116th Congress of the United States barring any further opposition by default.

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Lewis (incumbent) 80,860 100.0
Total votes 80,860 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 5th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Lewis (incumbent)
Democratic hold

District 6[edit]

The incumbent is Republican Karen Handel, who won a hotly-contested special election for the seat in 2017 with almost 52% of the vote. This is one of 80 Republican-held House districts targeted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in 2018.[11]

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucy McBath 15,138 36.27
Democratic Kevin Abel 12,747 30.54
Democratic Bobby Kaple 10,956 26.25
Democratic Steven Griffin 2,901 6.95
Total votes 41,742 100.0

Runoff results[edit]

Democratic primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucy McBath 14,285 53.7
Democratic Kevin Abel 12,303 46.3
Total votes 26,588 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Karen Handel (incumbent) 40,410 100.0
Total votes 40,410 100.0

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Karen
Handel (R)
Lucy
McBath (D)
Undecided
Thirty-Ninth Street Strategies (D-McBath) August 22–26, 2018 600 ± 4.3% 49% 47% 4%

Results[edit]

Georgia's 6th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucy McBath
Republican Karen Handel (incumbent)
Independent Jeremy "Carlton Heston" Stubbs
Total votes

District 7[edit]

The incumbent is Republican Rob Woodall, who has represented the district since 2011. Woodall was re-elected with 60% of the vote in 2016. This is one of 80 Republican-held House districts targeted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in 2018.[11]

Democratic primary[edit]

  • Kathleen Allen, risk management consultant[16]
  • Carolyn Bourdeaux, professor[17]
  • Mellisa Davis, financial manager[18]
  • David Kim, publisher[19]
  • Ethan Pham, small business owner[20]
  • Steve Reilly, attorney[21]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Carolyn Bourdeaux 8,662 27.28
Democratic David Kim 8,249 25.98
Democratic Ethan Pham 5,666 17.84
Democratic Melissa Davis 4,340 13.67
Democratic Kathleen Allen 3,500 11.02
Democratic Steve Reilly 1,335 4.20
Total votes 31,752 100.0

Runoff results[edit]

Democratic primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Carolyn Bourdeaux 7,948 52.0
Democratic David Kim 7,348 48.0
Total votes 15,296 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Woodall (incumbent) 30,450 71.93
Republican Shane Hazel 11,883 28.07
Total votes 42,333 100.0

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Carolyn
Bourdeaux (D)
Rob
Woodall (R)
Undecided
Tulchin Research (D-Bourdeaux) August 9–13, 2018 400 46% 44% 10%

Results[edit]

Georgia's 7th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Carolyn Bourdeaux
Republican Rob Woodall (incumbent)
Total votes

District 8[edit]

The incumbent is Republican Austin Scott, who has represented the district since 2011. Scott was re-elected with 68% of the vote in 2016. With no primary challenger and no Democratic opposition, Rep. Scott will win his 2018 midterm election for the 116th Congress of the United States barring any further opposition by default.

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Austin Scott (incumbent) 41,467 100.0
Total votes 41,348 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 8th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Austin Scott (incumbent)
Republican hold

District 9[edit]

The incumbent is Republican Doug Collins, who has represented northeastern Georgia since 2013. Collins was re-elected unopposed in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

  • Dave Cooper[23]
  • Josh McCall, teacher[24]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Josh McCall 6,949 52.73
Democratic Dave Cooper 6,230 47.27
Total votes 13,179 100.00

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doug Collins (incumbent) 63,646 100.0
Total votes 63,646 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 9th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Josh McCall
Republican Doug Collins (incumbent)
Libertarian Robin Gilmer
Total votes

District 10[edit]

The incumbent is Republican Jody Hice, who has represented the district since 2015. Hice was re-elected unopposed in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

  • Tabitha A. Johnson-Green, nurse[25]
  • Chalis Montgomery, teacher[26]
  • Richard Dien Winfield, professor[27]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tabitha A. Johnson-Green 17,020 50.20
Democratic Chalis Montgomery 8,971 26.46
Democratic Richard Dien Winfield 7,911 23.33
Total votes 33,902 100.00

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jody Hice (incumbent) 42,960 78.90
Republican Bradley Griffin 5,846 10.74
Republican Joe Hunt 5,644 10.37
Total votes 54,450 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 10th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tabitha Johnson-Green
Republican Jody Hice (incumbent)
Total votes

District 11[edit]

The incumbent is Republican Barry Loudermilk, who has represented the district since 2015. Loudermilk was re-elected with 67% of the vote in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

  • Flynn Broady, attorney[30]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Flynn Broady 21,621 100.0
Total votes 21,621 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barry Loudermilk (incumbent) 43,309 100.0
Total votes 43,309 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 11th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Flynn Broady
Republican Barry Loudermilk (incumbent)
Total votes

District 12[edit]

The incumbent is Republican Rick Allen, who has represented the district since 2015. Allen was re-elected with 62% of the vote in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

  • Robert Ingham, tax preparer[31]
  • Francys Johnson, lawyer and pastor[32]
  • Trent Nesmith, businessman[33]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Francys Johnson 16,991 52.86
Democratic Robert Ingham 10,011 31.15
Democratic Trent Nesmith 5,139 15.99
Total votes 32,141 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rick W. Allen (Incumbent) 37,776 75.99
Republican Eugene Yu 11,938 24.01
Total votes 49,714 100.00

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 12th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Francys Johnson
Republican Rick W. Allen (Incumbent)
Total votes

District 13[edit]

The incumbent is Democrat David Scott, who has represented the district since 2003. Scott was re-elected unopposed in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Scott (incumbent) 56,216 100.0
Total votes 56,216 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

  • David Callahan, part-time driver[35]
  • Femi Akinkugbe, TSA security[36]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Callahan 17,475 93.0
Republican Femi Akinkugbe 1,315 7.0
Total votes 18,790 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 13th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Scott (incumbent)
Republican David Callahan
Libertarian Martin Cowen
Total votes

District 14[edit]

The incumbent is Republican Tom Graves, who has represented northwestern Georgia since 2010. Graves was re-elected unopposed in 2016.

Democratic Primary[edit]

  • Steven Lamar Foster, convicted felon[37]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Steven Lamar Foster 10,627 100.0
Total votes 10,627 100.0

Republican Primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Graves (incumbent) 38,270 100.0
Total votes 38,270 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia's 14th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Steven Foster (Convicted of DUI, serving in jail while name is on ballot)
Republican Tom Graves (incumbent)
Republican hold

References[edit]

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External links[edit]

Official campaign websites of first district candidates
Official campaign websites of second district candidates
Official campaign websites of third district candidates
Official campaign websites of fourth district candidates
Official campaign websites of fifth district candidates
Official campaign websites of sixth district candidates
Official campaign websites of seventh district candidates
Official campaign websites of eighth district candidates
Official campaign websites of ninth district candidates
Official campaign websites of tenth district candidates
Official campaign websites of eleventh district candidates
Official campaign websites of twelfth district candidates
Official campaign websites of thirteenth district candidates
Official campaign websites of fourteenth district candidates