Republicans Casey Cagle and Brian Kemp will head to a primary runoff election to determine who will face Democrat Stacey Abrams in the November election for governor.

The runoff election is set for July 24. The general election will be held Nov. 6. 

Cagle and Kemp toppled two candidates with Buckhead connections that were in the running for the Republican nomination. Hunter Hill, a former state senator that represented parts of Buckhead and Sandy Springs, received about 18 percent of the votes. Clay Tippins, a Buckhead resident and businessman, received about 12 percent of the votes, according to unofficial results.

Cagle, who currently serves as lieutenant governor, received about 39 percent of the vote. Kemp, who serves as secretary of state, received about 26 percent, according to unofficial results.

Abrams handily defeated Stacey Evans in the primary, receiving about 76 percent of the votes, according to the unofficial count. Earlier this year, Abrams appeared at a Sandy Springs candidate forum.

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