DeKalb results in statewide races largely mirrored statewide results.
In the U.S. Senate race, at press time it appeared that Michael Thurman will be the Democratic challenger to incumbent Johnny Isakson, who had no Republican challengers.
In the governor’s race, it appears that former secretary of state Republican Karen Handel will face either Nathan Deal or Eric Johnson in a runoff to determine who will face former governor Democrat Roy Barnes in the general election.
For lieutenant governor, it appeared that Democrat Carol Porter will challenge incumbent Casey Cagle in the November general election.
For Georgia secretary of state incumbent Brian Kemp appeared to be the Republican victor. On the Democratic side, Gail Buckner was in the lead at press time, but was headed for a runoff against either Georganna Sinkfield or Angela Moore.
Ken Hodges appeared to be the Democratic favorite for attorney general, but the Republican race seemed headed for a runoff with Sam Olens, Preston W. Smith and Max Wood in a tight race.
For state school superintendent, Joe Martin was showing a clear lead on the Democratic side, but on the Republican side, John D. Barge and Richard Wood were too close at press time for a winner to be apparent.