ATLANTA, November 9, 2022—In the Georgia U.S. Senate race, the Georgia Secretary of State reported Tuesday that no candidate will receive more than 50% of the vote in the midterm elections.
There will be a Dec. 6 runoff election between Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker.
Warnock, as of Wednesday morning, had a slight lead, with 49.2% of the vote compared with Walker’s 48.7%,. Under the Georgia election laws, ince neither candidate reached a majority of the overall vote, as required to claim victory, the two will battle it out in a runoff election.
The December 6th Special Election will determine which party would control the U.S. Senate and the Biden’s Administration programs moving forward.
The head of the Senate Republican campaign committee pledged Wednesday to raise whatever money he can and begin an advertising blitz this week for Herschel Walker’s runoff in Georgia against Democratic candidate incumbent U.S. Senator Raphel Warnock.
The Georgia’s GOP leader issued a memo to donors and surrogates urging their involvement, including through TV appearances, to solicit campaign donations for Walker.
Scott acknowledged that he “was disappointed” with Tuesday’s election results because Republicans expected to win more Senate seats.
Source: NBC contributed to the article.