With an estimated 99% of votes accounted for, Pastor Raphael Warnock, the incumbent Democratic Senator for Georgia will narrowly defeat Herschel Walker in the General Runoff election held December 6th. Warnock received roughly 51.5% of the votes to Walker’s 48.5%. (numbers are not exact until all votes are in)
In Dade County, votes from all seven precincts were cast overwhelmingly in favor of challenger Herschel Junior Walker. Of the 11,000+ registered voters, 5,100 cast ballots. Of those, 4,195 were for Walker with only 901 for Warnock.
Figures from surrounding counties;
|1||US Senate (Vote For 1)||Herschel Junior Walker (Rep)||15502||79.88|
|2||US Senate (Vote For 1)||Raphael Warnock (I) (Dem)||3904||20.12|
|1||US Senate (Vote For 1)||Herschel Junior Walker (Rep)||16881||77.81|
|2||US Senate (Vote For 1)||Raphael Warnock (I) (Dem)||4813||22.19|
Following the win, Democrats now control 51 seats in the Senate compared to the Republican’s 49.
This ends the 2022 midterm election cycle.
by Orey Yates