Georgia: Bishop, Graves, Kingston win re-election

In Congressional races in Georgia, incumbents are ruling the day:

— U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, a South Georgia Democrat incumbent, won an 11th term in the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Republican John House.

— U.S. Rep. Tom Graves, a Republican representing North Georgia, turned back a challenge from Democrat Danny Grant en route to a second term in Congress.

— U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, a Republican who represents coastal Georgia south of Savannah, knocked off Democrat Lesli Messinger on his way to an 11th term in the U.S. House of Representatives.

— U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall, a Republican whose district includes the northeastern Metro Atlanta suburbs, knocked off Democrat Steve Reilly to earn a second term in Congress.

— U.S. Reps. Lynn Westmoreland, Austin Scott and Paul Broun, all Republican incumbents, were unopposed.

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