Scenes of the State: Election Night Images

Photojournalists for Grady Newsource are spread out across North Georgia to bring you sights and scenes from the 2018 election. Visual updates will be coming in throughout the night.

9:26 p.m. – Athens

Lisa Anger, Dale Wechsler and Todd Lister watch coverage at an election night party for incumbent State Representative Deborah Gonzalez at Little Kings Shuffle Club in Athens, Georgia, on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Gonzalez is running for reelection for House District 117. (Photo/Lydia Megdal, lydia.megdal@gmail.com)

9:12 p.m. – Athens

A Brian Kemp supporter takes a photo as Georgia Governor Nathan Deal speaks at the Brain Kemp Election Viewing Party at the Classic Center in Athens, Ga., on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Deal expressed his support for Kemp and other Republican candidates running for office. (Photo/Hamilton H. Armit, hamilton.armit@gmail.com)

8:45 p.m. – Athens

Marisue Hilliard, the Democratic candidate for Georgia State Senate District 46, teaches poll results to Odessa Long, age eight, at Hilliard’s election watch party in Athens, Georgia, on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Olivia Chelko, Long’s mother, is a campaign volunteer. (Photo/Lauren Funk, laurenfunk@uga.edu)

8:44 p.m. – Athens

Jonathan Wallace takes a minute to answer a phone call at his election night party in Athens, Georgia, on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Wallace, an incumbent for a seat in the Georgia House of Representatives, said he was feeling hopeful. (Photo/Ellie Bramel, ekb80182@uga.edu)

8:31 p.m. – Athens

Marisue Hilliard, the Democratic candidate for Georgia State Senate District 46, watches as the early voting results for her election start to come in at her election watch party in Athens, Georgia, on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Hilliard’s opponent, Bill Cowsert, took a lead in early voting results. (Photo/Lauren Funk, laurenfunk@uga.edu)

8:22 p.m. – Athens

Marisue Hilliard, the Democratic candidate for Georgia State Senate District 46, embraces her friend, Jane Russell, as she leaves Hilliard’s election watch party in Athens, Georgia, on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Russell met Hilliard a year ago and became a supporter when she found out she was running for State Senate. (Photo/Lauren Funk, laurenfunk@uga.edu)

8:22 p.m. – Athens

Emily Shirley and Adam Shirley, right, and other supporters of Deborah Gonzalez gather for an election night party at Little Kings Shuffle Club in Athens, Georgia on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Deborah Gonzalez is running for reelection for House District 117. (Photo/Lydia Megdal, lydia.megdal@gmail.com)

8:17 p.m. – Athens

Carl Jones, age 13, stares in shock as election results from across the United States appear on a monitor at Marisue Hilliard’s election watch party in Athens, Georgia, on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Jones’ mom, Emma Jones, served as the head of canvassing for the campaign. (Photo/Lauren Funk, laurenfunk@uga.edu)

8:16 p.m. – Athens

Farley Jones (left) and Lloyd Wells watch election coverage at an election night party for incumbent State Representative Deborah Gonzalez at Little Kings Shuffle Club in Athens, Georgia, on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Gonzalez is running for reelection for House District 117. (Photo/Lydia Megdal, lydia.megdal@gmail.com)

7:58 p.m. – Athens

Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson speaks at the Brain Kemp Election Viewing Party at the Classic Center in Athens, Ga., on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Isakson expressed his support for Kemp and other Republican candidates running for office. (Photo/Hamilton H. Armit, hamilton.armit@gmail.com)

7:46 p.m. – Athens

Holly Berejikian watches returns come in at a gathering of supporters of Deborah Gonzalez at Little Kings Shuffle Club in Athens, Georgia on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Gonzalez is running for reelection for House District 117. (Photo/Lydia Megdal, lydia.megdal@gmail.com)

7:40 p.m. – Athens

State Senate candidate Dawn Johnson watches election results come in on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at the Jonathan Wallace and Dawn Johnson Watch Party in Athens, Georgia. Johnson, who is running for the State Senate seat for District 47 helped set up the event. (Photo/Ellie Bramel, ekb80182@uga.edu)

7:11 p.m. – Athens

Incumbent State Representative Deborah Gonzalez,left, greets supporters at an election night party at Little Kings Shuffle Club in Athens, Georgia, on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Gonzalez is running for reelection for House District 117. (Photo/Lydia Megdal, lydia.megdal@gmail.com)

7:06 p.m. – Athens

Marisue Hilliard, the Democratic candidate for Georgia State Senate District 46, looks at results for other states as they start to come in at her election watch party in Athens, Georgia, on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Hilliard has multiple monitors set up around the house to view impending results. (Photo/Lauren Funk, laurenfunk@uga.edu)

7:02 p.m. – Athens

Marisue Hilliard, the Democratic candidate for Georgia State Senate District 46, talks to guests and volunteers at her election watch party on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, in Athens, Georgia. Many of Hilliard’s volunteers also worked on other democratic campaigns in the area. (Photo/Lauren Funk, laurenfunk@uga.edu)

6:59 p.m. – Athens

Julie Range, campaign coordinator for Marisue Hilliard, stands in the kitchen of her home at an election watch party, on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Range worked with Hilliard for a lot of the campaign, spending many days canvassing door-to-door for the candidate. (Photo/Lauren Funk, laurenfunk@uga.edu)

5:37 p.m. – Athens

Senator David Perdue talks to the media at the Brian Kemp Election Party at the Classic Center in Athens, Ga., on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Photo/Hamilton H. Armit, hamilton.armit@gmail.com)

5:32 p.m. – Athens

Wrist bands in support of gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp await supporters at a party in Athens, Ga. (Photo/Mauli Desai, maulidesaiuga@gmail.com)

5:26 p.m. – Athens

Stuart Wilkinson unpacks Brian Kemp wristbands at the Classic Center in Athens, Ga., on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Wilkinson, a native of Brookhaven, works as a legislative liaison for Brian Kemp. (Photo/Hamilton H. Armit, hamilton.armit@gmail.com)

5:22 p.m. – Athens

Former Governor Sonny Perdue speaks with a reporter at gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp’s election night gathering in Athens, Georgia. (Photo/Hamilton H. Armit, hamilton.armit@gmail.com)

5:09 p.m. – Athens

Stickers for gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp sit on a table at the Classic Center in Athens, Ga., as supporters start to filter in to watch election results. (Photo/Mauli Desai, maulidesaiuga@gmail.com)

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