Georgia’s Republican Lieutenant Governor Says He Didn’t Vote for Herschel Walker

Georgia Lt. Gov Geoff Duncan (R) told CNN on Wednesday that he didn’t cast a ballot for GOP candidate Herschel Walker in the state’s Senate runoff election. “I showed up to vote this morning,” Duncan said. “I was one of those folks who got in line and spent about an hour waiting, and it was the most disappointing ballot I’ve ever stared at in my entire life since I started voting.” As a Republican… Source Source / Read More: Georgia’s Republican Lieutenant Governor Says He Didn’t Vote for Herschel Walker

Herschel Walker Hasn’t Answered Reporters’ Questions Since Start of October

Herschel Walker, former NFL star turned Republican nominee for Georgia senator, has not spoken to reporters on the campaign trail in nearly two months, according to reporting from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. While he has granted interview requests to news agencies that frequently platform right-wing talking points, Walker has refused to speak with media at public events in his campaign to win the runoff election contest against Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Georgia) — a move that is unusual, as “earned media” is considered a vital part of any political campaign. According to the Atlanta-based newspaper, Walker has not answered any questions from…

Raphael Warnock Leads Herschel Walker by 4 Points in Runoff Election Poll

A new poll in Georgia finds that Sen. Raphael Warnock (D) is 4 points ahead of his Republican opponent, former NFL running back Herschel Walker, in their runoff election contest scheduled for December 6. The two candidates will square off in a rematch of their midterm contest earlier this month. Georgia law requires candidates to attain a majority of votes in order to win an election. Although Warnock defeated Walker by nearly 40,000 votes, the Democrat did not reach the 50 percent-plus-one-vote threshold needed to remain in office. No other candidates will be on the runoff ballot. In the new…

If Democrats Win in Georgia They Will Be Rid of Power Sharing Rules in Senate

Although it’s likely that Democrats will maintain control of the Senate in the next session of Congress, experts warn that the Georgia runoff election between Sen. Raphael Warnock (D) and his challenger Herschel Walker (R) remains critical for the party. Democrats have attained 50 seats in the Senate, which — along with Vice President Kamala Harris’s tie-breaking vote — technically means they’ll run the Senate chamber no matter what. But a 50-50 split still comes with significant limitations. Certain rules in the Senate do not hinge on the vice president’s tie-breaking vote, and thus require the establishment of a power-sharing…

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