Hunter Hill appears to have won the Republican nomination for the State Senate District 6 seat.
Hill, a Smyrna businessman, beat out other Republican candidates and and will now face Democratic incumbent Doug Stoner of Smyrna in the general election.
With 30 of 30 precincts reporting, Hill took 52.26-percent of 8956 total votes.
A graduate of West Point and a former football and baseball standout at Westminster, Hill served three tours in Afghanistan and Iraq as an Airborne Ranger, his campaign said. Hill received two Bronze Stars, the Meritorious Service Medal and two Army Commendation Medals.
After his retirement from the Army, Hill began a real estate career, and is now director of security for SecurAmerica. He is married to the former Shannan Reese. They have a son, Hunter Bradley Hill Jr., and a newborn daughter, Annie Christine. Hill and his family attend the in Buckhead.