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National Senate Race Update: Swing States

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The Associated Press has called some United States Senate races in these highly contested swing states with some still on the ropes. 

Pennsylvania | John Fetterman (D)

Democrat John Fetterman wins against Republican Mehmet Oz. The Pennsylvania Department of State reports a tight race with Fetterman at 50.81% and Oz at 46.77%, a separation of roughly 200,000 votes.  

Georgia | Advance to runoff

AP reports that Democrat Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker will partake in a runoff in December to decide the winner. 

Under Georgia state law, a candidate must reach the general election majority; however, the candidates are currently deadlocked with Warnock leading by less than one percent, about 40,000 votes, according to the Georgia Secretary of State office

Arizona | Unofficial

After showing a Democratic lean, the gap in Arizona’s Senate race between Democrat Mark Kelly and Republican Blake Masters has started to close. Currently, Kelly leads with 51% of the votes. AP confirms that this race could take multiple days to count and be official. 

Nevada | Unofficial 

Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto and Republican Adam Laxalt are in a race that is still too close to call. According to the Nevada Secretary of State website, Laxalt currently holds a 2% lead over Cortez. 

More updates about official election results will be posted once official. 

Alexis Lewis


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