Rep. John Lewis wins Georgia's 5th Congressional District seat

Rep. John Lewis, a Democrat, did not face a challenger for the House seat representing Georgia's 5th Congressional District, currently held by Lewis.

Lewis has represented the district in the House since 1987.

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 Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 by a margin of 73.1 points. President Trump, a Republican, 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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