State Rep. Carolyn Hugley is headed for victory over Randy Kitchens in the race for House District 136.
In unofficial returns, Hugley was leading by a 14,066 to 4,042 vote margin over, Kitchens. Only absentee returns are uncounted.
Hugley was seeking an 11th term to deal with serious challenges with jobs, education, economy and health care in a redrawn district with 8,000 new voters.
Kitchens said he entered the race over concerns about decisions for Georgia.