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By Stacy M. Brown
NNPA National Correspondent 

Raphael Warnock Wards Off Herschel Walker, Wins Georgia Senate Runoff


December 8, 2022

Senator Raphael Warnock elected to a six year term

For the second time in as many years, voters in Georgia have delivered a Senate runoff victory for Democrats.

Incumbent Raphael Warnock, who won a runoff in January 2021 against Republican Kelly Loeffler, defeated GOP nominee Herschel Walker on Tuesday in a close contest that saw both candidates earn nearly 2 million votes.

Warnock's victory underscored the major disappointment experienced by the GOP after pundits and Republicans anticipated a so-called red wave that never materialized.

Importantly, it gives Democrats a 51-49 edge in the U.S. Senate.

Despite already enjoying the majority in...

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