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1972 United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia

Of the 10 Georgia incumbents, 8 were re-elected.

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Georgia 1 George Elliott Hagan Democratic 1960 Incumbent lost renomination.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Ronald 'Bo' Ginn (Democratic) Unopposed
Georgia 2 Dawson Mathis Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Dawson Mathis (Democratic) Unopposed
Georgia 3 Jack Thomas Brinkley Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Jack Thomas Brinkley (Democratic) Unopposed
Georgia 4 Benjamin B. Blackburn Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Benjamin B. Blackburn (Republican) 75.9%
F. Odell Welborn (Democratic) 24.1%
Georgia 5 Fletcher Thompson Republican 1966 Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
Andrew Young (Democratic) 52.8%
Rodney M. Cook (Republican) 47.2%
Georgia 6 Jack Flynt Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. Jack Flynt (Democratic) Unopposed
Georgia 7 John W. Davis Democratic 1960 Incumbent re-elected. John W. Davis (Democratic) 58.3%
Charlie Sherrill (Republican) 41.7%
Georgia 8 W. S. Stuckey Jr. Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected. W. S. Stuckey Jr. (Democratic) 62.4%
Ronnie Thompson (Republican) 37.6%
Georgia 9 Phillip M. Landrum Democratic 1952 Incumbent re-elected. Phillip M. Landrum (Democratic) Unopposed
Georgia 10 Robert Grier Stephens Jr. Democratic 1960 Incumbent re-elected. Robert Grier Stephens Jr. (Democratic) Unopposed

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