ATLANTA—Gov. Brian Kemp was re-elected on Tuesday, Nov. 8, leading Republicans running for every state office headed toward victories on Tuesday, Nov. 8. From the Governor’s Office to the Commissioner of Labor’s Office, Republicans dominated Georgia’s mid-term elections, earning more than the 50 percent needed for wins according to unofficial results posted today at 3:07 a.m. by the Secretary of State’s Office.
Kemp defeated Democrat Stacey Abrams with 53.50 percent ( 2,095,688), a strong enough lead to declare victory. Abrams received 45.79 percent(1,793,383). Tuesday’s match marked Abrams’ second loss to Kemp, who defeated her in 2018 in a heated contest.
Here is a look at the unofficial results for the other statewide races:
Burt Jones (R ) received 51.49% (1,995,049), defeating Charlie Bailey,(D), who received 46.33 percent(1,794,8887).
Secretary of State
Incumbent Brad Raffensperger received 53.30% (2,064,965), defeating Bee Nguyen, who received 43.91% (1,700,924).
Incumbent Chris Carr ( R) received 51.96%(2,017,465)%, while Jennifeer “Jen” Jordan(D) received 46.51%(1,805,866).
Commissioner of Agriculture
Tyler Harper (R ) earned 53.06% (2,053,327), while Nakita Hemingway (D) received
44.75 % (1,731,844).
Commissioner of Insurance
Incumbent John King (R ) received 54.19 % (2,091,491), while Janice Laws Robinson (D) received 45.81 percent (1,768,343).
State School Superintendent
Incumbent Richard Woods ( R) received 54.28% (2,099,786), while Alisha Thomas Searcy (D) received 45.72% (1,768,780).
Commissioner of Labor
Bruce Thompson ( R) received 52.17% (2,015,059) while William “Will” Boddie, Jr. (D) received 45.24% (1,747,310).