Two candidates, Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff, will compete in a runoff election in June after failing to garner 50 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s special election in Georgia’s 6th District. The contenders in Tuesday’s jungle primary included 11 Republicans, five Democrats, and two independents.
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Even if a Democrat emerges as the top vote-getter in Georgia’s special congressional election Tuesday, the race is almost certain to go to a runoff, where Republican strategists said they will prevail and notch another win for President Trump.
“It is clear that we have an utter leadership failure within the VA system. For the sake of those who so bravely served our nation, we cannot have another day pass without addressing this issue. As a U.S. Marine and member of the Navy Reserves, I hold the sacrifices of our nation’s veterans in the highest regard. In fact, I consider taking care of our veterans both a moral imperative and national security issue.
“Dr. Paul Broun is in a solid position to win this important primary that will decide whether Georgians send a true conservative fighter to the United States Senate.
“The Washington establishment fears a Dr. Paul Broun candidacy, because he is not running to become a member of their club. I have full faith that Georgia voters will nominate the only candidate who will work with conservative Senator Ted Cruz to stand up for our shared conservative principles.”
Congressman Paul Broun, M.D. (R-GA), has announced that he’ll be running for an open U.S. Senate seat in 2014. He’ll be running for Senator Saxby Chambliss’s seat when he retires.
Broun, is a longtime friend of GING-PAC and we endorsed him during his first run for the U.S. House of Representatives. Dr. Broun had confided to GING-PAC chairman William J. Murray that he felt that God had called him to run for the House seat.