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Runoff Set For Ga. Supreme Court

Out of Tuesday elections, there will be a runoff for one statewide race -- a seat on Georgia’s Supreme Court. The runoff is scheduled for November 30th. Incumbent David Nahmias will face what some might say is a little-known challenger -- who did little to no campaigning.

Many New Faces Coming To Capitol

Republicans in the state House and Senate increased their majorities in both chambers Tuesday. The gains were modest -- three in the 180-member House and one in the 56-member Senate. The big change, however, has to do with freshmen. About 20% of both chambers will be new members.

Bishop's Challenger Concedes

Mike Keown called Congressman Sanford Bishop today and congratulated him on win in 2nd Congressional District. Initial reports had Keown as the winner. Bishop has served in Congress since 1993.

Deal Promises Smooth Transition

On the morning after, Nathan Deal met with Governor Sonny Perdue at the state Capitol to begin the process of transition at the top of state government.

Congressional District Roundup

Republicans celebrated big wins across the state last night with a few exceptions.

Isakson Re-elected

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson was re-elected to a second term, defeating Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond.

Deal Takes Victory

Former U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal led a historic Republican election day sweep, as the GOP claimed all Georgia's statewide seats Tuesday night.

Republicans Sweep State Races

Republicans celebrated big wins across the state last night. They declared a sweep of all constitutional offices, and gained one Republican seat in congress.

Marshall Loses Seat In Congress

8th District Congressman jim Marshall loses seat after four terms in Congress. Austin Scott gets 53-percent of the vote. President Obama calls Marshall to offer condolences.

Democrats Lose Big In Georgia

It was a rough night for Georgia Democrats. They lost every statewide race and were unable to force a runoff in the Governor’s race.

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