Republicans head to runoff in GA-14

Republicans head to runoff in GA-14
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Republicans are heading to a runoff in Georgia’s 14th Congressional District in the race to replace retiring Rep. Tom GravesJohn (Tom) Thomas GravesGreene's future on House committees in limbo after GOP meeting McConnell says Taylor Greene's embrace of conspiracy theories a 'cancer' GOP has growing Marjorie Taylor Greene problem MORE (R). 

Marjorie GreeneMarjorie Taylor GreeneRep. Marjorie Taylor Greene says she's meeting with Trump 'soon' in Florida QAnon site shutters after reports identifying developer Republicans head to runoff in GA-14 MORE, a businesswoman, and John Cowan, a physician, will face off in the Aug. 11 runoff. Greene led the primary field with just under 41 percent of the vote, while Cowan came in second with nearly 20 percent.

The victor of the runoff will challenge Democrat Kevin Van Ausdal for the seat. Van Ausdal ran unopposed in the Democratic primary.

Whichever Republican wins the runoff will be the heavy favorite to win the Republican-leaning district, which voted for Graves by 53 points in 2018.