Voters in Georgia’s Fourth Congressional District overwhelmingly returned Democrat U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson to his seat on Tuesday night. Johnson, who lives in DeKalb County, defeated Republican Joe Profit in Tuesday’s election with 225,879 votes (79%). Profit, a businessman and former Atlanta Falcons running back, received 60,817 votes (21%).
Voters elected Johnson, who has held the seat since 2007, for a seventh term.
The Fourth Congressional District covers portions of DeKalb, Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale counties.