CORDELE, Ga.—Georgia’s incumbent secretary of state Brad Raffensperger (R) has defeated a Trump-backed Congressman in the GOP secretary of state primary election on May 24.
With more than 90 percent of the votes counted at 11:56 p.m. ET, Raffensperger received more than 51 percent of the vote, enough to avoid a runoff against Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.)
The Democratic secretary of state primary was headed for a runoff when The Associated Press projected Raffensperger as the winner of the GOP primary.
Bee Nguyen led the Democratic candidates with 43 percent of the vote. She was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2017 to replace Stacey Abrams. Abrams resigned to focus on her 2018 gubernatorial campaign….


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