Lucas defeats Paris in state Senate race | Politics
With 40 of 40 precincts reporting in Bibb County, David Lucas will apparently retain the state Senate 26 seat.
Lucas, a Democrat, took 5,770 votes in Bibb County to challenger Miriam Paris's 2,530.
Lucas will not have a Republican challenger in the general election.
District 26 includes Hancock, Washington, Wilkinson, Twiggs and parts of Jones, Bibb and Houston counties.
With more than half of all the precincts reporting, Lucas had a commanding lead, 8,027 to Paris's 4,741.