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.

Presidential Preference Primary: March 12, 2024

Republican Presidential Candidates

Donald Trump
Nikki Haley
David Stuckenberg
Ryan Binkley
Ron DeSantis (suspended campaign)
Vivek Ramaswamy (suspended campaign)
Mike Pence (suspended campaign)
Chris Christie (suspended campaign)
Doug Burgum (suspended campaign)
Tim Scott (suspended campaign)
Asa Hutchinson (suspended campaign)
Perry Johnson (suspended campaign)

Democratic Presidential Candidates

Joe Biden (incumbent)
Dean Phillips
Marianne Williamson (suspended campaign)

Local Election and Primary: May 21, 2024

ACC Commission, District 2

Melissa Link (incumbent)

ACC Commission, District 4

Allison Wright (incumbent)

ACC Commission, District 6

Jesse Houle (incumbent)
Stephanie Johnson (announced but not yet qualified)
Rashe Malcom (announced but not yet qualified)

Houle has announced that they will not be running again for this seat in all likelihood.

ACC Commission, District 8

Carol Myers (incumbent)

ACC Commission, District 10

Mike Hamby (incumbent)

Board of Education, District 2

Claudia Butts (incumbent)

Board of Education, District 4

Patricia Yager (incumbent)

Board of Education, District 6

Mumbi Anderson (incumbent)

Board of Education, District 8

Nicole Hull (incumbent)

US House, District 10, Democratic Primary

Lexy Doherty (announced but not yet qualified)
Tabitha Johnson-Green (rumored candidate)

The information here is tentative and incomplete, as qualifying is the first week of March. Before then, we won’t know who is running for what seat.

General Election: November 5, 2024

President of the United States

Democratic primary winner
Republican primary winner

US Congress, District 10

Mike Collins (R – incumbent)
Democratic primary winner

Georgia Senate, District 46

Bill Cowsert (R – incumbent)

Georgia Senate, District 47

Frank Ginn (R – incumbent)

Georgia House, District 120

Houston Gaines (R – incumbent)

Georgia House, District 121

Marcus Wiedower (R – incumbent)

Georgia House, District 122

Spencer Frye (D – incumbent)

Georgia House, District 124

Trey Rhodes (R – incumbent)

ACC Sheriff

John Q Williams (D – incumbent)
Tommy Dorsey (independent – announced but not yet qualified)

District Attorney, Western Circuit

Deborah Gonzalez (D – incumbent)
Kalki Yalamanchili (independent – announced but not yet qualified)

The information here is tentative and incomplete, as qualifying is the first week of March. Before then, we won’t know who is running for what seat.

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