‘Worth the wait’: U.S. Senate Democrats celebrate a 51-seat majority with Georgia win

Raphael Warnock wins full six-year term in Georgia’s U.S. Senate runoff election Tuesday night against Republican challenger Herschel Walker

By: - December 7, 2022 12:15 pm
Georgia Democratic Senate candidate U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock

Georgia Democratic Senate candidate U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock speaks during an election night watch party at the Marriott Marquis on Dec. 6, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia. Sen. Warnock defeated his Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a runoff election. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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