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 GravesGeorgia businesswoman launches primary challenge against Greene Lobbying world Greene's future on House committees in limbo after GOP meeting MORE (R). 

Marjorie GreeneMarjorie Taylor GreeneGOP efforts to downplay danger of Capitol riot increase The Memo: What now for anti-Trump Republicans? Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene says she's meeting with Trump 'soon' in Florida 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.