Rep. Earl L. "Buddy" Carter wins Georgia's 1st Congressional District seat

Rep. Earl L. "Buddy" Carter, a Republican, has won another term representing Georgia's 1st Congressional District, beating Lisa Ring, a Democrat.

With all precincts reporting, Carter has 57.7 percent of the vote, followed by Ring with 42.3 percent.

Carter has represented the district in the House since 2015.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 235 seats in the next Congress. All of Georgia's House seats have been decided; one switched hands, going to Democrats.

The number of votes cast for Democrats in House races has increased 55.0 percent from the 2014 midterms, compared with an increase of 25.6 percent for Republicans.

The district went for President Trump, a Republican, in 2016 by a margin of 15.5 points. Trump won Georgia by 5.1 points.

Data is from the Associated Press. This story may be updated if more information becomes available. It is powered by Heliograf, The Post's artificial intelligence system.

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