Handel concedes, Lucy McBath to be U.S. Representative

Karen Handel (photo from the congressional website. Public Domain)Karen Handel (photo from the congressional website. Public Domain)

Republican incumbent Karen Handel conceded defeat by Democratic challenger Lucy McBath in the race for Georgia’s 6th congressional district.

Handel posted the following statement on Facebook this morning:

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Lucy McBath defeats Karen Handel

Lucy McBath, a gun control advocate whose son died in gun violence, received 159,353 votes to Handel’s 156,419 in the unofficial vote tally as of this writing.

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Larry Felton Johnson
Larry Felton Johnson is the editor and publisher of the Cobb County Courier. He holds a degree in journalism from Georgia State University and enjoys exploring the county's trail and greenway network when he isn't covering county government meetings and court proceedings.

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