12:07 a.m.: DeMont Davis wins BOC 4, Jasmine Bowles wins School Board 1
11:43 p.m.: The last outstanding votes are on the way.
10:32 p.m.: 46 of 65 precincts now reporting. BOC 1: With 100% of precincts reporting, Alieka Anderson wins reelection with 5,074 votes (70%) to Alaina Reaves’ 2,169.
10:18 p.m.: UPDATES with technical problem showing results online.
LAST RESULTS UPDATE: 12:07 a.m. Scroll down for minute-by-minute updates.
Here are the latest results from the March 24 General Primary in Clayton County. Please reload your browser for up-to-the-minute numbers. There is a lag between the time that elections officials count the results and when they send the update to the statewide system. As the evening progresses, final results may be delayed while elections officials wait for a precinct’s votes to arrive at the counting site. Those votes are transported by an Elections and Registration official and law enforcement.
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LAST RESULTS UPDATE: 12:07 a.m. (65 of 65 precincts reporting)
7:04 p.m.: All quiet at The Bunker. Two observers plus The Clayton Crescent waiting for results to come in. All observers now must sign an oath not to disrupt the proceedings or to bring electronics into the room.
7:15 p.m.: WSB Radio reports David Perdue's campaign manager has left for Alabama.
7:18 p.m.: Some of tonight's watch/victory parties include Jasmine Bowles and Alaina Reaves at Nouveau, and Herman "Drew" Andrews and Missy Ballinger at B'Mari Entertainment.
7:24 p.m.: Some early contests with 1.32% of ballots cast. Keep in mind, these results reflect very blue Clayton County and statewide results may not track with Georgia as a whole:
- BOC 1: Anderson (2,274) leads Reaves (1,189)
- BOC 4: Davis (1,855) leads Scott (1,369), Ballinger in third place (220)
- U.S. Senate: Herschel Walker leads the GOP field with 1,537 votes, followed by Gary W. Black with 269
- U.S. House 5: Nikema Williams (730) leads Democrats Valencia Stovall (221) and Charllotte Macbagito (41)
- U.S. House 13 (Rep): Caesar Gonzales (1,004) leads, with Dominika Hawkins (428) and Calina Plotky (364) behind
- U.S. House 13 (Dem): David Scott leads far and away with 10,412 votes
- Governor (Rep): Brian Kemp (1,843) is way ahead of David Perdue (402)
- Lt. Governor (Rep) Burt Jones (1,107) leads Butch Miller (696)
- Lt. Governor (Dem): Kwanza Hall (6.767) leads the pack, with Charlie Bailey (2,422) a distant second
- Secretary of State (Rep): Brad Raffensperger (1,287) leads second-place challenger Jody Hice (628)
- Secretary of State (Dem): Bee Nguyen (6,469) leads, with Dee Dawkins-Haigler (2,855) and Michael Owens (2,735) behind
- Attorney General (Rep): Chris Carr (1,641) is trouncing John Gordon (541) both in Clayton County and statewide
- Attorney General (Dem): Jennifer "Jen" Jordan (11,486) leads Christian Wise Smith (3,465)
7:44 p.m.: The projected winner of the Democratic Senate primary is Raphael Warnock.
7:52 p.m.: A Clayton County car just pulled up, which usually means more results are likely arriving from the precincts.However, as of 8:15 p.m., no update for Clayton County has appeared on the Secretary of State's website.
8:16 p.m.: The Associated Press has called the Republican U.S. Senate primary for Herschel Walker.
8:23 p.m.: Raphael Warnock (15,972) owns Clayton County in the U.S. Senate Democratic race. Tamara Johnson-Shealey (448) picked up a smattering of votes in most precincts.
8:29 p.m.: David Perdue concedes to Brian Kemp in the GOP primary. He told supporters Kemp was a better choice than Stacey Abrams and that he would "go to work tomorrow morning" to back Kemp in the runoff.
8:32 p.m.: The Associated Press calls the GOP gubernatorial race for Brian Kemp. Trump-backed candidates are losing in the major GOP primary statewide races. In Clayton County, Kemp beat Perdue by a 5-to-1 margin. It's not clear whether any of those votes are Democratic crossover votes; some Democrats reportedly voted GOP ballots, which is allowed in Georgia, to widen the margin between Trump backers and opponents. Kemp also got a last-minute boost from former Vice President Mike Pence, who broke with Trump after the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol.
8:44 p.m.: Some more early results, with 1.45% of ballots cast:
- GA House 75 (Dem): Mike Glanton (2,375) leads Herman "Drew" Andrews (804)
- GA House 78 (Dem): Demetrius Douglas (3,064) leads Attania Jean-Funny (1,028)
- School Board 1: Jasmine Bowles (1,779) leads Monica Hooker (596)
- BOC 4: DeMont Davis (2,006) leads Janice Scott (1,449) and Meia Ballinger (235)
- BOC 1: Alieka Anderson (2,925) leads Alaina Reaves (1,248)
- U.S. House 5 (Dem): Nikema Williams (792) leads Valencia Stovall (228) and Charlotte Macbagito (41)
9:04 p.m.: Secretary of State (Dem): Bee Nguyen (6,960) maintains her lead, with Dee Dawkins-Haigler (3,007) pulling ahead of Michael Owens (2,836).
9:11 p.m.: Some statewide updates:
- U.S. House 5 (Dem): Nikema Williams (26,374) vs. Valencia Stovall (2,602)
- U.S. House 7: Lucy McBath (16,063) vs. Carolyn Bordeaux (7,829)
- Governor (Rep): Brian Kemp (299,372) vs. David Perdue (89,891)
- U.S. House 14 (Dem): Marcus Flowers (8,680) vs. Wendy Davis (1,884)
- U.S. House 14 (Rep): Marjorie Taylor Green (31,873) vs. Jennifer Strahan (6,979)
- U.S. 13 (Dem): David Scott (32,556) vs. Mark Baker (5,385)
- U.S. 13 (Rep): Caesar Gonzales (5,416) vs. Calina Plotky (2,034)
9:15 p.m.: Former President Donald Trump calls into Herschel Walker's victory party at the Georgian Terrace: "He's a winner and a champion and we all love him." Walker told supporters, "I'm glad not to be a politician. Politicians are messing this country up. But don't you worry. I'm here to fix it." He added, "Professional [mental health] help saved my life....I wouldn't trade those struggles for anything. They made me a strong man. A better man."
9:20 p.m.: More Clayton County updates:
- BOC 1: Alieka Anderson (2,925) vs. Alaina Reaves (1,248)
- BOC 4: DeMont Davis (2,006) vs. Janice Scott (1,449) and Meia Ballinger (235)
- Board of Education 1: (Jasmine Bowles (1,779) vs. Monica Hooker (596)
- GA Insurance Commissioner (Dem): Janice Laws Robinson (8,306) leads Raphael Baker (5,652) and Matthew Wilson (1,739)
- State School Superintendent (Dem): Alisha Thomas Searcy (10,209) leads the pack
- State School Superintendent (Rep): Richard Woods (1,573) leads John D. Barge (740)
- GA House 78 (Dem): Demitrius Douglas (3,064) vs. Attania Jean-Funny (1,028)
- GA House 75 (Dem): Mike Glanton (2,375) vs. Herman "Drew" Andrews (804)
- GA Senate 44 (Dem): Gail Davenport (8,254) vs. Robert Flournoy, Jr. (1,000)
- Public Service Commissioner 3 (Dem): Shelia Edwards (9,272) leads Chandra Farley (4,324) and Missy Moore (1,952)
- Public Service Commissioner 2 (Dem): Patty Durand (8,280) vs. Russell Edwards (7,034)
- Labor Commissioner (Dem): William "Will" Boddie, Jr. (4,692) leads Nicole Horn (3,781), Nadia Surrency (2,805), Lester G. Jackson, III (2,620), and Thomas Dean (1,705)
- Labor Commissioner (Rep): Bruce Thompson (1,244) leads Mike Coan (779) and Kartik Bhatt (149)
9:34 p.m.: The unofficial state returns still show 0% of precincts reporting. A source told The Clayton Crescent that returns this election are being released by the Secretary of State's office, not the county elections offices.
9:37 p.m.: Brian Kemp addresses supporters: "Looks like Team Kemp has chopped a lot of wood!" He added, "We stood up for life at the heartbeat," fought gangs, and "will continue to stand up for law enforcement....kept woke politics out of the classroom and off of our ballfields." Kemp also "thanked David Perdue for the nice phone call he gave me a few minutes ago, pledging his support so that Stacey Abrams will not be governor."
9:46 p.m.: With 25 of 65 precincts reporting, State Rep. Mike Glanton, State Sen. Gail Davenport, and State Rep. Demetrius Douglas look to be headed back to the Gold Dome, while Jasmine Bowles remains well ahead in the School Board 1 race. Commissioners Alieka Anderson (BOC 1) and DeMont Davis (BOC 4) are holding onto solid leads in those races.
10:18 p.m.: With 14.25% turnout and a fresh delivery of ballots, an elections official says the county is having issues updating its online totals and is working with the Secretary of State's Office and vendor to solve the issue.
10:32 p.m.: The system appears to be updating now, as the number of precincts reporting jumped to 46 of 65 (70.77%) on the main Clayton County results page. Morrow, Forest Park, Lake City, Ellenwood, and 11 of Jonesboro's 19 precincts have reported all their results, along with Lovejoy 1, Panhandle 2, and Riverdale 4, 5, 6, and 7. Here's the latest:
BOC 1: With 100% of precincts reporting, Alieka Anderson wins reelection with 5,074 votes to Alaina Reaves' 2,169.
BOC 2: With 12 of 20 of precincts reporting (60%), DeMont Davis (2,882) is holding onto first place with 52.89%. Janice Scott is closing the gap (2,205) at 40.47%, but still too early to call. Meia Ballinger (362) is in third place with 6.64%. In Jonesboro 3, Davis and Scott each have 42 votes, or 46.67%.
School Board 1: With two of eight precincts complete (25%), Jasmine Bowles (2,028) leads with 74.67% to Monica Hooker's (688) 25.33%.
11:03 p.m.: Still waiting for Lovejoy 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; Jonesboro 1, 3, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12; Oak 4; Panhandle 1; Riverdale 1, 2, 3, 9 to report. That's about a third of votes left to go.
11:37 p.m.: No numbers update in the last hour.
11:43 p.m.: The last outstanding votes are on the way.
11:50 p.m.: The votes have arrived at The Bunker.