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2014 Midterm Election Unofficial Results

November 5, 2014
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The unofficial results are in, and yesterday’s election ended with all statewide officials keeping their offices. Governor Nathan Deal will serve another 4-year term, as will Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle. David Perdue defeated Michelle Nunn to replace outgoing U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss. Also, Georgians passed Constitutional Amendments regarding taxes as well as decisions about the University System.

 

Elected Officials

Governor

  • Nathan Deal: 52.8%
  • Jason Carter: 44.8%

U.S. Senator

  • David Perdue: 52.9%
  • Michelle Nunn: 45%

Lieutenant Governor

  • Casey Cagle: 58%
  • Connie Stokes: 41.9%

Secretary of State

  • Brian Kemp: 57.5%
  • Doreen Carter: 42.4%

Attorney General

  • Sam Olens: 56.9%
  • Greg Hecht: 43%

Commissioner of Agriculture

  • Gary Black: 58.3%
  • Christopher Irvin: 41.6%

Commissioner of Insurance

  • Ralph Hudgens: 54.9%
  • Liz Johnson: 41.6%

Commissioner of Labor

  • Mark Butler: 56.9%
  • Robbin Shipp: 43%

State School Superintendent

  • Richard Woods: 55%
  • Valarie Wilson: 44.8%

Public Service Commissioner Seat for District 4 - Northern

  • Herman "Doug" Everett: 63.8%
  • John Monds: 31.6%

Public Service Commissioner Seat for District 1 - Southern

  • Lauren "Bubba" McDonald: 53.4%
  • Daniel Blackman: 41.6%

 

Issues

Constitutional Amendment #1

Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended to prohibit the General Assembly from increasing the maximum state income tax rate?

  • Yes: 73.8%
  • No: 26.1%

Constitutional Amendment #2

Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended to allow reckless driving penalties or fees to be added to the Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund to pay for care and rehabilitative services for Georgia citizens who have survived neurotrauma with head or spinal cord injuries?”

  • Yes: 69.8%
  • No: 30.1%

Statewide Referendum A

Shall property owned by the University System of Georgia and utilized by providers of college and university student housing and other facilities continue to be exempt from taxation to keep costs affordable?

  • Yes: 73.6%
  • No: 26.3%

About the Author

A Georgia native, Rachael Wheeler works as a Web Support Specialist for GeorgiaGov. She writes about a variety of current topics relevant to the Georgia government.

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