Sen. Raphael Warnock Prevails In Georgia's Runoff Election, Defeating Republican Herschel Walker
A runoff was required because neither candidate cleared the 50% threshold needed to win the general election.
December 07, 2022 at 9:54 pm
Incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock prevailed in Georgia’s runoff election Tuesday night, defeating Republican challenger Herschel Walker. Warnock, who became the first Black person from Georgia to be elected to the Senate when he won a 2021 runoff, is now set to serve a full six-year term, The New York Times reports. Warnock’s victory also secured a 51-seat Democratic majority.