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Andrew Clyde wins Georgia GOP runoff to replace Doug Collins

Andrew Clyde wins Georgia GOP runoff to replace Doug Collins
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Andrew Clyde won the Republican runoff election in Georgia’s 9th District on Tuesday to replace Rep. Doug CollinsDouglas (Doug) Allen CollinsDrudge congratulates Warnock, says Ann Coulter should have been GOP candidate Warnock defeats Loeffler in Georgia Senate runoff Warnock says he needs to win 'by comfortable margin' because 'funny things go on' MORE (R) in the deep red district.

Clyde, a firearms business owner and Navy veteran, prevailed over state Rep. Matt Gurtler (R) with 55 percent of the votes after 62 percent of precincts had reported, according to The Associated Press.

The two candidates were forced into a runoff after neither clinched a majority in the primary in June.

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Collins is leaving his House seat as he challenges Sen. Kelly LoefflerKelly LoefflerLimbaugh falsely says Biden didn't win legitimately while reacting to inauguration Suburbs pose challenge for GOP in post-Trump era Democrats swear in three senators to gain majority MORE (R-Ga.) in the special multicandidate election in November. 

Meanwhile, Devin Pandy won the Democratic nomination with 65 percent of the vote.

Updated: 10 p.m.