2008 Georgia statewide elections

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The Georgia statewide elections were held on Election Day, November 4, 2008. A run-off will was held on December 2. The primary election was held on July 15. Primary contests where no single candidate got a majority were decided in a runoff election on August 5.

U.S. Senate[edit]

Runoff results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Saxby Chambliss (Incumbent) 1,228,033 57.4% +7.6%
Democratic Jim Martin 909,923 42.6% -4.2%
Majority 318,110 14.8%
Turnout 2,137,956
Republican hold Swing

Public Service Commissioner District 1[edit]

This is a Statewide race.

General Election Results[edit]

2008 Public Service Commissioner District 1 election, Georgia
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican H. Doug Everett 2,147,012 66.60%
Libertarian John Monds 1,076,726 33.40%

Primary Results[edit]

Republicans

Georgia Republican July Primary, 2008
Candidate Votes %
H. Doug Everett 240,277 64.8
Rick Collum 130,403 35.2

Democrats

  • No candidates

Libertarians

  • John Monds

Public Service Commissioner District 4[edit]

This is a Statewide race.

General Election Results[edit]

2008 Public Service Commissioner District 4 election, Georgia
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Powell 1,732,147 47.87%
Republican Lauren W. "Bubba" McDonald, Jr. 1,708,972 47.22%
Libertarian Brandon Givens 177,706 4.91%
2006 Public Service Commissioner District 3 runoff election, Georgia
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lauren W. "Bubba" McDonald, Jr. 1,136,217 56.52%
Democratic Jim Powell 874,112 43.48%

Primary Results[edit]

Republicans

Georgia Republican July Primary, 2008
Candidate Votes %
Lauren W. "Bubba" McDonald, Jr. 188,861 52.3
Pam Davidson 172,004 47.7

Democrats

Georgia Democratic July Primary, 2008
Candidate Votes %
Jim Powell 343,253 85.3
Bob Indech 59,218 14.7

Libertarians

  • Brandon Givens

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Georgia Election Results". State of Georgia Secretary of State. December 2, 2008. Retrieved December 3, 2008.

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