Warnock, Walker and Georgia's Messy Midterm Election

One of the tightest races in this year’s midterm elections could decide who controls the Senate next year.

Georgians attend a Hershel Walker Rally
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Control next year of the Senate, currently evenly split between the parties, could come down to a few thousand votes in Georgia. Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock is facing an extremely tough challenge from Republican Herschel Walker, a political newcomer with strong backing from former President Trump.

 With the polls and political handicappers showing essentially a dead heat, we recently traveled around the Peach State and spoke with dozens of voters to get a better sense of what’s on their minds and how the race is leaning.

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Sean Lengell
Associate Editor, The Kiplinger Letter

Sean Lengell covers Congress and government policy for The Kiplinger Letter. Before joining Kiplinger in January 2017 he served as a congressional reporter for eight years with the Washington Examiner and the Washington Times. He previously covered local news for the Tampa (Fla.) Tribune. A native of northern Illinois who spent much of his youth in St. Petersburg, Fla., he holds a bachelor's degree in English from Marquette University.