The AP has called the race. Raphael Warnock, a democrat, has won the U.S. Senate runoffs in Georgia! This gives democrats a larger majority in the Senate! The race was close, but it helped that Warnock is the incumbent.
It is likely that abortion-related controversies made Warnock’s opponent seem way less desirable to conservative Georgians! Abortion is an extremely intense topic in Georgia. A ban was put into place after Roe v. Wade was overturned, which did not allow for terminating pregnancies after the embryo reached six weeks. The policy has since been declared unconstitutional.
Raphael has already announced his plans to handle racially based issues like antisemitism! His posts on social media this morning were upbeat and positive. Looks like he is feeling optimistic about his new opportunity to serve the people!
Good morning, Georgia! ☀️
Get dressed. Get ready. Put your shoes on.
We have work to do.
— Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock (@SenatorWarnock) December 7, 2022