From Mtg to Herschel Walker, Here Are the Trump-Backed Winners of Tuesday's Primaries

The driving force behind donald trump’s election picks in georgia was simple: the 11,000 votes that cost him the state in 2020.

Carr and insurance commissioner john king also won by huge margins. Raffensperger won the primary outright — he didn’t even get forced into a runoff, as many expected.

The fate of state Sen. Burt Jones, whom Trump endorsed in the open race for lieutenant governor, remains unclear. While he was leading his nearest challenger by close to 20 percentage points, with 96 percent of the expected vote in, it wasn’t clear if Jones would avoid a runoff: He was at 50.1 percent, a hair above the threshold.

Trump also backed two candidates in open seat House primaries: Jake Evans in the 6th District and Vernon Jones in the 10th. Both finished in second place and moved on to June 21 runoffs.

 Alabama, Trump ditched his original pick for the Senate, Rep. Mo Brooks, after the congressman’s campaign appeared to be flailing.

launched a late comeback and made it to the June 21 runoff, where he’ll face first-place finisher, Katie Britt.

The Peach State shattered early voting records for a primary election, with more than 850,000 already cast according to Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger's office.