2018 House Race: Georgia District: GA-02 ( Sanford Bishop v Herman West )

CURRENT STATUS: Complete

Race Status

RESULT: Sanford Bishop Jr. (Dem)


Strong Dem
INCUMBENT PARTY: Dem last updated: 10-15-2018
Key Dates
Filing Deadline: 03/09/2018
Primaries: 05/22/2018
Runoffs: 06/25/2018
General Election: 11/06/2018

Race Status History
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Democratic Candidate

Dem Incumbent

Incumbent
Sanford Bishop Jr.
BALLOTPEDIA Profile



Rep Candidate

Republican Candidate
Herman West Jr.
BALLOTPEDIA Profile



Pundit Opinions

RESULT
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Current House Scoreboard
2018 District GA-02 Data Card
GA-02 Demographics
Demographic District State Nation
Gender 51% Female 48.7% Male
51.3% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity 40% White
52% African American
5% Hispanic
53.4% White/Caucasian
32.0% Black/African American
7.8% White/Hispanic
61% White
18% Hispanic
12% Black
5% Asian
2% Two or More
1% Native
Language Other than Eng at Home 6.0% 13.6% 21.1%
High School Grad Rate 82.1% 86.4% 87.5%
College Grad Rate 17.6% 30.5% 31.3%
Per Capita Income $19,804 $28,183 $31,128
Median Age 36.1 36.5 37.9
Population 672,244 10310371 325.7 mil
Square Miles 9,626.30 57594.7 3,796,742
Population per SqMi 169.80 1179 185.8
People per Household 2.6 2.7 2.7
Foreign Born 3.6% 10.1% 13.5%
Veteran 9.5% 8.3% 7.4%
Geographic Mobility 17.6% 6.4% 14.6%
Note: All area related stats do NOT include bodies of water.

Data Credits
District/State/National: www.censusreporter.org
State: www.census.gov
State/Miscellaneous: BALLOTPEDIA State Profile
GA-02 Voting History
Presidential Voting Percentages
Year Clinton Trump Margin
2016 55.0 43.3 +11.7
Year Obama Romney Margin
2012 58.6 40.8 +17.8
Year Obama McCain Margin
2008 57.9 41.6 +16.3

House Voting Percentages
Year DEM REP Margin
2016 61.2 38.8 +22.4
2014 59.2 40.8 +18.4
2012 63.8 36.2 +27.6

Show National Voting Statistics

National Presidential Voting Percentages
Year Clinton Trump Margin
2016 48.4 46.3 +2.1
Year Obama Romney Margin
2012 51.1 47.3 +3.8
Year Obama McCain Margin
2008 53 45.7 +7.3

National House Voting Percentages
Year DEM REP Margin
2016 48 49.1 -1.1
2014 45.7 51.4 -5.7
2012 50.6 49.4 +1.2