Attorney and Georgia Air National Guard officer Chris West defeated heavily funded West Point graduate and former Army captain Jeremy Hunt in Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District GOP runoff on June 21.
With 94 percent of the votes reported at 10:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, West accumulated 51.3 percent of the vote followed by Hunt at 48.7 percent, according to Decision Desk HQ.
In the general election, West will oppose Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.), who received 93 percent of the vote in the May 24 primary and has held office since 1993,
In the May 24 Republican primary, Hunt tallied 37 percent of the ballots with West in second place at 30 percent….