Trump wins Georgia, Isakson wins re-election, Amendment One rejected

- The voice of Georgia's electorate was heard at the polls Tuesday.

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Donald Trump won the state of Georgia, maintaining a winning streak for GOP presidential candidates in the southern state.

Even as voters went to the polls on Tuesday, Georgia Democrats hoped that Hillary Clinton could turn the state blue for the first time since 1992. Her husband, former president Bill Clinton, was the party's nominee that year.

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But results and exit polling indicated that Trump was dominant in much of the state, and Clinton's margins in metro Atlanta couldn't overtake the Republican nominee.

The state's demographics are on track to make Democrats more competitive, as more minorities move to the state and the percentage of white registered voters continues to decline. But experts say the numbers alone didn't make Georgia poachable for Clinton this year.

Trump would go win the election.

RESULTS: U.S. President

Georgia Republican Johnny Isakson has won re-election to the U.S. Senate, holding off two challengers. Isakson relied on a series of television ads focused on his Senate work, largely avoiding references to the presidential campaign. 

RELATED: US Sen. re-elect Johnny Isakson proclaims victory

Georgia's longest-serving incumbent congressman has won a 16th term in the U.S. House. Democratic Rep. John Lewis of Atlanta defeated Republican challenger Doug Bell at the polls Tuesday, according to unofficial returns. Lewis, who rose to prominence during the civil rights movement, has represented metro Atlanta's 5th District since 1987. Lewis made headlines this summer when he led congressional Democrats to stage a sit-in on the House floor to protest lawmakers' failure to act on gun violence. Bell, who owns a cleaning service in Atlanta, raised less than $10,000 for the race as of Sept. 30. Lewis reported total fundraising of more than $960,000.

Republican Rep. Barry Loudermilk has won a second term in Congress. Unofficial election returns Tuesday showed Loudermilk of Cassville defeated Democratic challenger Don Wilson in the 11th District north of Atlanta. Loudermilk first won election to the U.S. House two years ago to fill the vacancy left by then-Rep. Phil Gingrey, a fellow Republican who ran unsuccessfully for the Senate. The 11th District was drawn to favor GOP candidates, covering Bartow and Cherokee counties as well as a large portion of Cobb County. Loudermilk raised more than $761,000 for his first re-election campaign. Wilson, a Marietta investment banker, reported no fundraising through Sept. 30.

Democratic Rep. Hank Johnson has won a sixth term in Congress. Unofficial election returns Tuesday showed Johnson of Lithonia defeated Republican challenger Victor Armendariz of Chamblee in Georgia's 4th District. Johnson was favored to win re-election to his metro Atlanta district, which was drawn to give an edge to Democrats. The district includes portions of DeKalb, Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale counties. A political newcomer, Armendariz campaigned as the son of an immigrant father who supports replacing the federal income tax with a national sales tax. His total fundraising as of Sept. 30 was less than $7,000 -- compared to more than $431,000 raised by Johnson.

Republican Rep. Tom Price has been re-elected to Congress in his suburban Atlanta district. Unofficial election returns Tuesday showed Price defeated Democratic challenger Rodney Stooksbury to win a seventh term in the 6th District. The district, which includes portions of Cobb, Fulton and DeKalb counties, was drawn to favor Republicans. Price raised more than $2.1 million to defend his seat, though Stooksbury hardly put up a fight aside from having his name on the ballot. The Democrat had no campaign website and had not reported a single dollar in fundraising to the Federal Election Commission as of Sept. 30.

RELATED: Balance of power: Republicans retain control of House, Senate

Republican Drew Ferguson has been elected to Congress, where he will succeed retiring GOP Rep. Lynn Westmoreland. Unofficial election returns Tuesday showed Ferguson, a dentist and former mayor of West Point, defeated Democrat Angela Pendley of Grantville in the 3rd District. The west Georgia congressional seat became open when Westmoreland decided not to seek a seventh term in the U.S. House. Even with no incumbent on the ballot, the GOP and Ferguson had a big advantage because the district was drawn to favor Republicans. Ferguson emerged as the Republican nominee to replace Westmoreland after a seven-way GOP primary race and a runoff. He raised more than $1.1 million for the election, while Pendley reported raising no cash.

Republican Rep. Austin Scott has been re-elected to serve a fourth term in his south Georgia district. Unofficial election returns Tuesday showed Scott of Tifton defeated Democratic challenger James Neal Harris in the 8th Congressional District. The 2016 campaign marked the first time Scott had faced opposition in the November general election since 2010, when he first won election to Congress by defeating Democratic Rep. Jim Marshall of Macon. The Republican-leaning 8th District covers 24 south Georgia counties and includes the cities of Valdosta, Thomasville and Moultrie. Harris, a private investigator and retired Bibb County sheriff's deputy, previously ran an unsuccessful campaign for Congress in 2006.

Republican Rep. Rick Allen is returning to Washington for a second term in Congress. Unofficial election returns Tuesday show Allen of Augusta defeated Democratic challenger Patricia McCracken in eastern Georgia's 12th District. Allen, who owns a construction company, first won election to the U.S. House two years ago when he defeated Democratic Rep. John Barrow. The 12th District covers 19 mostly rural counties and includes the cities of Augusta, Statesboro and Vidalia. Allen raised more than $1 million to defend his seat. McCracken, who ran unsuccessfully for lieutenant governor in 2010, made little effort to challenge Allen. She had no campaign website. The Federal Election Commission said McCracken reported a little more than $20,000 in campaign cash -- all of it her own money.

Democratic Rep. Sanford Bishop has been re-elected to Congress. Unofficial returns Tuesday showed Bishop of Columbus defeated Republican challenger Greg Duke in southwest Georgia's 2nd District. Duke, an optician from Leesburg, sought to deny Bishop a 13th term as he challenged the veteran congressman for the second straight election. In 2014, Bishop defeated Duke by winning 59 percent of the vote. The 2nd District covers 29 counties in southwest Georgia and includes the cities of Columbus, Macon and Albany. During the campaign, Bishop said his experience and committee assignments make him well-suited to safeguard the district's military installations, which include Fort Benning. Duke argued stagnant local economies are causing the district to lose population, citing a study by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.

RESULTS: U.S. Senate and House races

Republican Rep. Gerald Greene has won re-election to a Georgia House seat representing eight southern counties, defeating an independent candidate who stepped in after state election officials disqualified a Democrat who planned to challenge the longtime incumbent.

Democrats hoped the majority-black district was ripe for a challenge to Greene, who was first elected in 1982. But their chosen candidate, James Williams, was told that he lived outside the district -- despite voting there for years without issue. State election officials blamed incorrect county records. The case received national attention from voting rights organizations.

Democrats recruited pastor Kenneth Zachary to run as an independent after Williams' disqualification.

Democrat Tonya Anderson has defeated Republican incumbent Sen. JaNice Van Ness in a state Senate district including parts of DeKalb, Newton and Rockdale counties.

Van Ness has represented the district since winning a 2015 special election over Anderson. Until then, the district was represented by a Democrat. Republican Gov. Nathan Deal appointed the district's former state Sen. Ronald Ramsey to a judicial position.

Anderson, a former state representative, is a minister and also a former mayor of Lithonia. Van Ness is the founder of a group of private schools.

The race is one of 14 contested state Senate seats this November.

RESULTS: General Assembly & PSC

Georgia voters have rejected a constitutional amendment allowing the state to take over low-performing schools.

Opponents funneled more than $4.4 million into the state for ads attacking Republican Gov. Nathan Deal's proposal. Deal and his allies pitched the plan as a lifeline to children attending low-performing schools. Supporters reported spending more than $3 million on their own ads but got outspent.

Teachers' organizations and other education groups said a state takeover would silence parents' voices.

Similar programs are used in Louisiana and Tennessee. A superintendent appointed by the governor can make up to 20 schools each year into charters, close them or overhaul management.

Opponents pointed to mixed results in other states and said lawmakers' funding cuts weakened schools. Supporters argued that local officials had years to improve schools independently.

The other three amendments were expected to pass.

RESULTS: GA constitutional amendments

It was a relatively smooth voting day in Georgia with only two voting locations reporting issue which required the prescient to stay open later.

Sweetwater Middle School located on Cruse Road NW was open an extra 12 minutes because of the late start.

All Saints Catholic Church located on Mt. Vernon Road in Dunwoody was open for an extra 30 minutes due to an interruption in voting as a result of the fire alarm sounding.

Georgia has 5.4 million registered voters, but almost 2.4 million of them have already cast their ballots during early voting.

RESULTS: County and municipal races

In Fulton County, officials expected up to 160,000 people to vote on Election Day. 290,000 people already voted early, leading to a possible turnout of 70 percent of active voters.

While most people’s vote was cast smoothly and some locations had long lines with no problems, others like the precinct at Therell High School experienced longer lines due to equipment issues.

Voters said lines took up to an hour, after two express polls shut down for 40 minutes, leading to a delay in allowing voters to head to a voting booth.

“People were leaving. How many people are going to come back?” said concerned voter Kelley Bass Jackson.

Election officials also admitted that the Tracey Wyatt Recreation Center in College Park had long lines due to a lack of express polls and voting booths, and more were added in the day. Two precincts were merged by officials into one, resulting in high turnout.

Plenty of other places had the opposite problem, due to high early voter turnout, election officials said. Places like the East Roswell Library had little to no lines.

Voters were asked to choose a new president, senator, members of congress and decide the fate on a number of ballot initiatives.

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FOX News and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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