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2018 Georgia lieutenant gubernatorial election

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The 2018 Georgia lieutenant gubernatorial election will be held on November 6, 2018, to elect the lieutenant governor of Georgia, concurrently with the 2018 gubernatorial election, as well as elections to the United States Senate and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections.

Georgia lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2018

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Nominee Geoff Duncan Sarah Riggs Amico
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,951,738 1,828,566
Percentage 51.6% 48.4%

Lieutenant Governor before election

Casey Cagle
Republican

Elected Lieutenant Governor

Geoff Duncan
Republican

Then-incumbent Republican lieutenant governor Casey Cagle chose not running for re-election in order to run for governor, unsuccessfully.[1]

Republican primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

Advanced to runoffEdit

Defeated in primaryEdit

DeclinedEdit

EndorsementsEdit

Geoff Duncan
U.S. Senators
State Representatives
Individuals
Rick Jeffares
U.S. Representatives
State Senators
State Representatives
  • Dave Belton, state representative[7]
  • Shaw Blackmon, state representative[7]
  • Geoff Cauble, state representative[7]
  • John Corbett, state representative[7]
  • Robert Dickey, state representative[7]
  • Matt Hatchett, state representative[7]
  • David Knight, state representative[7]
  • Dominic LaRiccia, state representative[7]
  • Jodi Lott, state representative[7]
  • Karen Mathiak, state representative[7]
  • John Meadows III, state representative[7]
  • Chad Nimmer, state representative[7]
  • Jay Powell, state representative[7]
  • Trey Rhodes, state representative[7]
  • Dale Rutledge, state representative[7]
  • Jason Shaw, state representative[7]
  • Andy Welch, state representative[7]
  • Bill Werkheiser, state representative[7]
David Shafer
U.S. Senators
U.S. Representatives
State Senators
State Representatives
Statewide officials
Organizations

PollingEdit

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Geoff
Duncan
Rick
Jeffares
David
Shafer
Undecided
University of Georgia April 19–26, 2018 507 ± 4.4% 12% 7% 14% 65%
 
Republican primary results by county
  David Shafer
  Rick Jeffares
  Geoff Duncan

ResultsEdit

Republican primary results[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Shafer 268,221 48.91
Republican Geoff Duncan 146,163 26.65
Republican Rick Jeffares 134,047 24.44
Total votes 548,431 100.0

RunoffEdit

PollingEdit

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Geoff
Duncan
David
Shafer
Undecided
Rosetta Stone June 7, 2018 400 ± 4.9% 19% 46% 35%

ResultsEdit

Republican primary runoff results[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Geoff Duncan 280,465 50.14
Republican David Shafer 278,868 49.86
Total votes 559,333 100.0

Democratic primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

DeclaredEdit

DeclinedEdit

EndorsementsEdit

Sarah Riggs Amico
Triana Arnold James
  • Teresa Shook Cooper, original founder of the Women's March[53]
 
Democratic primary results by county
  Sarah Riggs Amico
  Triana Arnold James

PollingEdit

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Sarah
Amico
Triana
James
Undecided
University of Georgia April 12–18, 2018 473 ± 4.5% 10% 20% 70%

ResultsEdit

Democratic primary results[54]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sarah Riggs Amico 278,662 55.24
Democratic Triana Arnold James 225,758 44.76
Total votes 504,420 100.0

General electionEdit

EndorsementsEdit

Geoff Duncan (R)
State politicians

PollingEdit

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Geoff
Duncan (R)
Sarah Riggs
Amico (D)
Undecided
University of Georgia September 30 – October 9, 2018 1,232 ± 2.8% 45% 39% 15%
Landmark Communications October 1, 2018 964 ± 3.2% 48% 46% 6%
Gravis Marketing July 27–29, 2018 650 ± 3.8% 41% 43% 15%

ResultsEdit

Georgia lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2018[56]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Geoff Duncan 1,951,738 51.63
Democratic Sarah Riggs Amico 1,828,566 48.37
Green Alex Barrella 1 0.000026622608%
Total votes 3,780,304 100
Republican hold

ReferencesEdit

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