Incumbents are in CAPS. (R) indicates GOP pickup; (D) indicates Dem pickup; X indicates the seat was retained by the incumbent party. NOTE: Only third party candidates who receive 5% or more of the vote are included.CD Candidates Vote % Vote In GOP Dem —————————————————————————————- GA 01 KINGSTON (R) 117,121 72% 100% X Harris (D) 46,330 28% —————————————————————————————- GA 02 BISHOP (D) 86,370 51% 100% Keown (R) 81,594 49% —————————————————————————————- GA 03 WESTMORELAND (R) 158,966 69% 100% X Saunders (D) 71,036 31% —————————————————————————————- GA 04 JOHNSON (D) 130,865 75% 100% X Carter (R) 44,563 25% —————————————————————————————- GA 05 LEWIS (D) 128,907 74% 100% X Little (R) 46,010 26% —————————————————————————————- GA 06 PRICE (R) Unopposed X —————————————————————————————- GA 07 Woodall (R) 160,771 67% 100% X Heckman (D) 78,823 33% —————————————————————————————- GA 08 Scott (R) 102,025 53% 100% (R) MARSHALL (D) 91,799 47% —————————————————————————————- GA 09 GRAVES (R) Unopposed X —————————————————————————————- GA 10 BROUN (R) 137,263 67% 100% X Edwards (D) 66,574 33% —————————————————————————————- GA 11 GINGREY (R) Unopposed X —————————————————————————————- GA 12 BARROW (D) 91,636 57% 100% X McKinney (R) 69,954 43% —————————————————————————————- GA 13 SCOTT (D) 119,013 69% 100% X Crane (R) 53,013 31% —————————————————————————————-
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The Signal app is fast becoming the new favorite among those who are obsessed with the security and untraceabilty of their messaging. Just ask the Democratic National Committee. Or Edward Snowden. As Vanity Fair reports, before news ever broke that the DNC's servers had been hacked, word went out among the organization that the word "Trump" should never be used in their emails, lest it attract hackers' attention. Not long after, all Trump-related messages, especially disparaging ones, would need to be encrypted via the Snowden-approved Signal.
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