Wandrea Moss and Ruby Hunt

Wandrea "Shaye" Moss, a former Georgia election worker, is comforted by her mother Ruby Freeman, right, as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a yearlong investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

Credit: AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

The panel 

Alan Abramowitz, @AlanIAbramowitz, professor emeritus of political science, Emory University

Chauncey Alcorn, @CLamontLives, reporter, Capital B Atlanta 

Karen Owen, @ProfKarenOwen, professor of political science, University of West Georgia

Greg Bluestein, @bluestein, political reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


The breakdown

1. Candidates backed by Stacey Abrams win their primaries 

  • The Democratic nominee for governor in Georiga endorsed three candidates on the statewide ballots. They all won their contest and include

    • Attorney Charlie Bailey for lieutenant governor
    • State Rep. William Boddie for labor commissioner
    • State Rep. Bee Nguyen for secretary of state.
  • If Nguyen unseats incumbent Brad Raffensperger, she will be the first Asian-American to be elected to a statewide office in Georgia.


2. Trump-backed candidates take big losses. 

Karen Owen speaks on endorsements.


3. Surprise win from Chris West in the 2nd District. 


4. Fulton County election worker grips nation with testimony to the January 6th committee. 

Wandrea Moss testifies to the January 6th committee.

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