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Walker and Warnock Vie for Georgia's 'Exhausted' Voters

The race is in its final hours

Tens of millions of dollars in ad spending. Record-breaking early voting turnout. New allegations of domestic violence and carpetbagging against the Republican candidate.

All those features of the bitter, monthslong general election Senate campaign in Georgia between Republican Herschel Walker and Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock have returned in the four weeks leading up to Tuesday's runoff. Given how the first round went, the deja vu could be bad news for Walker.

By the time Georgia counted all the general election ballots last month, Warnock led Walker by 37,675 votes, less than one percent shy of winning the race outright. But a Georgia law requiring a runoff if no candidate gets 50 percent of the votes, and a Libertarian on the ballot who drew 2 percent support, set the stage for a Dec. 6 runoff that will put a bow on 2022’s elections just in time for the holiday season.

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