Runoff Election Winner Will Become Georgia’s First Full-Term Black Senator

Written by on December 6, 2022

Senator Raphael Warnock already made history in 2021 when he became Georgia’s first Black senator, winning a runoff to secure a partial term. But whoever wins this year’s runoff will earn another distinction: the first Black senator to win a full six-year term in Georgia.

The achievement is within reach of both Mr. Warnock and his Republican challenger, Herschel Walker. But that’s about where their similarities end.

Mr. Warnock is a sitting senator and a pastor, while Mr. Walker . . .

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