Several Republican Liberty Caucus-endorsed candidates in Georgia either won their races or advanced to runoffs on Tuesday’s election in The Peach State.
Topping the list of runoff candidates is Karen Handel (pictured, left), who was one of two candidates endorsed by the Republican Liberty Caucus of Georgia Board of Directors for Governor. Handel will face Congressman Nathan Deal in the August 10 runoff election.
In Congressional District 12, voters will get a chance to choose between candidates Carl Smith (RLC endorsed) and Ray McKinney in the same runoff. The winner will face Congressman John Barrow (D).
In Congressional District 13, RLC-endorsed candidate Mike Crane will face off against Dr. Debra Honeycutt in a runoff. The winner will face Congressman David Scott (D).
In the Attorney General race, ex-Cobb County Commission chair Sam Olens will face State Sen. Preston Smith in the runoff. The Republican Liberty Caucus has endorsed Preston Smith.
The RLC-backed candidate for Commissioner of Agriculture, Gary Black, won his primary.
Jason Shepherd (pictured, right), a longtime Board member of the Republican Liberty Caucus of Georgia, won his State Representative primary in District 37 and will face Terry Johnson (D) in November.
For State Representative in District 180, RLC-endorsed candidate Jason Spencer has advanced to a runoff.
For a full list of RLC-backed candidates in Georgia, click here.
Congratulations to these candidates!