In Atlanta and Sandy Springs, there were six Georgia General Assembly seats up for grabs with contested races in the Nov. 3 general election.

In the unofficial results, with 100% of precincts reporting (not including all absentee and provisional ballots), incumbents won all but one of the races they were in and could win the other if the final results change the outcome.

There are two opposed Senate posts. In the District 39 special election to replace Nikema Williams, who is running for District 5 U.S. House, Democrats Sonya Halpern and Linda Pritchett are heading to a Dec. 1 runoff after they received 45.24% and 25.56% of the vote, respectively. They were followed by fellow Democrats Jo Anna Potts (15.56%) and Zan Fort (13.63%).

In District 40, incumbent Democrat Sally Harrell defeated Republican Garry Guan with 60.44% of the vote.

There are four House contested races. In District 51, incumbent Democrat Josh McLaurin beat Republican Alex Kaufman with 54.83%. In District 52, Democrat Shea Roberts leads incumbent Republican Deborah Silcox with 50.40% of the vote.

In District 54, Democrat Betsy Holland beat Republican Lyndsey Rudder with 57.44% of the vote. In District 80, Democrat Matthew Wilson won over Republican Alan Cole with 58.49%.

All other candidates are unopposed.

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