ATLANTA — Georgians turned out in record numbers for runoff elections on Tuesday, casting more than 4 million votes. That high-water mark came weeks after the state surpassed 5 million votes, another record, in the Nov. 3 election.
Riding that wave of turnout, Democrats turned the state blue.
The Rev. Raphael Warnock was declared the winner early Wednesday in his Georgia runoff election with GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler, becoming the first Black senator in the state’s history and only the 11th Black senator ever in the U.S.
“I am so honored by the faith that you have shown in me,” Warnock said late Tuesday night. “And I promise you
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