2024 Candidates for Athens, GA

Who’s running for office in Athens, GA in 2024? What do the candidates stand for? Let’s review the coming local, state and federal elections.

Local Election Runoff: June 18, 2024

ACC Board of Education, District 2

Claudia Butts (incumbent)
Mary Bagby (challenger)

General Election: November 5, 2024

President of the United States

Democratic primary winner
Republican primary winner

US Congress, District 10

Mike Collins (R – incumbent)
Lexy Doherty (D – challenger)

Georgia Senate, District 46

Bill Cowsert (R – incumbent)
Gareth Fenley (D – challenger)

Georgia Senate, District 47

Frank Ginn (R – incumbent)
Conolus Scott (D – challenger)

Georgia House, District 120

Houston Gaines (R – incumbent)
Andrew Ferguson (D – challenger)

Georgia House, District 121

Marcus Wiedower (R – incumbent)
Eric Gisler (D – challenger)

Georgia House, District 124

Trey Rhodes (R – incumbent)
Melanie Miller (D – challenger)

District Attorney, Western Circuit

Deborah Gonzalez (D – incumbent)
Kalki Yalamanchili (independent – challenger)

Uncontested races are not included in this list.

If you’re wondering why there’s no race for Public Service Commission this year, it’s because of a discrimination lawsuit still making it’s way through the court system. The PSC elections this year have been cancelled, leaving the Republicans in charge.

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