Marjorie Taylor Greene Overcomes the Haters, Wins Republican Primary – Opinion

Earlier Tuesday evening, we reported on several hotly contested GOP primary races in the Peach State, including the governor’s race (which incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp won) — and the Senate seat, which Donald Trump-endorsed Herschel Walker won in a landslide.

Now, there’s more news out of Georgia. A new 11th House District was created. called forRepresentative Marjorie Taylor Greene was reported by the Decision Desk website and Fox News among others. The NY Post reported that the sitting congresswoman “held 70.4% of the vote when the race was called with 44% of precincts reporting, according to the Associated Press.”

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (Republican from Georgia) won Tuesday’s GOP nomination after a challenger, Jennifer Strahan, who was supported by the establishment, challenged her in the primary.

Strahan received support from the Republican Jewish Coalition, as well as other DC establishment figures such Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La). But that wasn’t enough to power her over the firebrand Trump-supporter Greene in her deep-red north Georgia district.

Greene was only victorious after she defeated legal challenges that challenged her right to be on the primary vote. However, activists tried unsuccessfully tie her to the Jan 6th Capitol riot.

MTG will probably face Marcus Flowers, a veteran of the Democratic Army, in the fall. The NY Post reports that Flowers was expected to fight off two other candidates on Tuesday.

Keep tabs on the elections still yet to be called overnight with RedState’s Live Election Results ticker.

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