The Georgia primary election was held May 22. No candidate received 50 percent of the vote in the Republican primary for governor and two of the Democratic House primaries, triggering the top two candidates in each to compete in the July 24 runoff. Click here to view the original primary results.
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp advanced from a field of seven Republican candidates aiming to replace term-limited Gov. Nathan Deal (R). Cagle received 38.9% of the vote in the original primary, and Kemp received 25.6%.