At 11 p.m. Tuesday, Republican Herschel Walker is at 49.2% of the vote – or 1,825,566 votes – to incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock’s 48.7%, or 1,805,912 votes. Libertarian Chase Oliver has received 2% of the vote.
Ninety-percent of the votes are in.
The race remains officially too close to call.
The race for Georgia’s next U.S. Senator remains too close to call Tuesday night.
With 77% of the votes in, Republican Herschel Walker has 1,668,551 votes, or 49.4%, to incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock’s 1,641,497, or 48.6%. Libertarian Chase Oliver has 65,761 votes, or 1.9%.
Under Georgia law, if no candidate earns more than 50% of the vote, the Senate race will go to a runoff on Dec. 6 with the top two vote getters squaring off.
Walker is a Georgia football icon making his first bid for public office. Warnock is senior pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta.
We will update this post as results come in.