Georgia Sixth Congressional District Primary Runoff Election Results

Republican Primary Runoff


Rich McCormick wins the Republican primary runoff.

Race called by The Associated Press.

Updated June 22, 2022
>95% reported
Candidate Votes Pct.
Rich McCormick
27,418 +66.5% 66.5%
Jake Evans
13,788 +33.5% 33.5
Total reported

Results by county

County McCormick Evans Total votes Est. rpt.
Forsyth 68% 32% 15,950 >95%
Cobb 66 34 10,163 >95%
Fulton 68 32 8,771 >95%
Cherokee 58 42 3,033 >95%
Dawson 61 39 2,244 >95%
Gwinnett 72 28 1,045 >95%

Analysis From Our Reporters

  • Jonathan Weisman
    Jonathan Weisman June 21, 2022

    Jeremy Hunt’s Achilles' heel was always the sense in his Georgia House district that he was really an Atlantan, parachuted in by Republican leaders. Chris West’s appeal was always that he was a true native of Southwestern Georgia.

  • Katie Glueck
    Katie Glueck June 21, 2022

    Yesli Vega, the Republican challenger who will take on Representative Abigail Spanberger in Virginia, was the chair of Latinos for Glenn Youngkin in the governor’s race last year.

  • Katie Glueck
    Katie Glueck June 21, 2022

    Cuellar’s victory in Texas has stoked a fresh round of Democratic recriminations as some on the left criticize national party leaders for backing the most staunchly anti-abortion Democrat in the House.

  • Maya King
    Maya King June 21, 2022

    It looks like an upset is possible in the Second Congressional District runoff in Georgia. Jeremy Hunt, the well-funded Army captain backed by top Republican leaders, is trailing Chris West, a lawyer and former Air Force officer. Hunt outspent West 10-to-1 in this primary.

  • Shane Goldmacher
    Shane Goldmacher June 21, 2022

    Mike Collins, who won the G.O.P. nomination in Georgia’s 10th district, is the son of a former congressman. Yet he ran as a “conservative outsider,” which says a lot about what sells in the Republican Party in 2022.

  • Shane Goldmacher
    Shane Goldmacher June 21, 2022

    Georgia has been a no good, very bad state for Trump’s endorsements this year. So far tonight one House candidate he backed there, Vernon Jones, has lost. The other, Jake Evans, is far behind in the early counting.

  • Azi Paybarah
    Azi Paybarah June 21, 2022

    The polls are now closed in Alabama. Voters who are currently in line to vote will be permitted to do so.

  • Maya King
    Maya King June 21, 2022

    Turnout in Georgia for the runoff elections was a fraction of the record highs seen during last month’s primary. That may be partly because of the state’s new election law, S.B. 202, which shortened the runoff period for elections statewide.

  • Deborah Storey
    Deborah Storey June 21, 2022

    Supporters of Representative Mo Brooks are setting up for his campaign watch party this evening at an indoor shooting range in Huntsville, Ala. He is facing Katie Britt in a runoff for the Republican nomination for Senate. Light turnout is being reported in the state.