Georgia Election 2018: Which races are heading to runoffs?


Georgia voters will return to the polls July 24 for runoff elections for governorCongress and other races.

Runoffs are required in Georgia when none of the candidates in the May 22 primary election received more than 50 percent of the vote.

Republican Party voters will decide on their nominees for governorlieutenant governor and secretary of state.

Democratic Party voters will choose their candidates for state schools superintendent and the U.S. House of Representatives.

The winners of the runoffs advance to the Nov. 6 general election. 

Here’s a look at the races on the ballot in the July 24 primary runoff:

Governor (Republican)

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle vs. Secretary of State Brian Kemp

Lieutenant Governor (Republican)

State Sen. David Shafer vs. former state Rep. Geoff Duncan

Secretary of State (Republican)

State Rep. Brad Raffensperger vs. former Alpharetta Mayor David Belle Isle

State Schools Superintendent (Democratic)

Otha Thornton vs. Sid Chapman

U.S. House, 6th District (Democratic)

Lucy McBath vs. Kevin Abel

U.S. House, 7th District (Democratic)

Carolyn Bourdeaux vs. David Kim

State House District 19 (Republican)

State Rep. Paulette Rakestraw vs. Joseph Gullett

State House District 36 (Republican)

Ginny Ehrhart vs. Thomas Gray

State House District 97 (Republican)

Bonnie Rich vs. Kipper Tabb

State House District 102 (Republican)

Paula Hastings vs. Zach Procter

State House District 105 (Republican)

Donna Sheldon vs. Robin Mauck

State House District 111 (Democratic)

Tarji Dunn vs. El-Mahdi Holly

State House District 141 (Republican)

Dale Washburn vs. Gary Bechtel

State House District 144 (Democratic)

Jessica Walden vs. Gregory Odoms

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