Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow claimed victory and another two years in Congress after Georgians in the 12th Congressional District chose him by a margin of 53.7 percent to 46.3 percent of the votes. The incumbent Democrat praised voters who split their choices.
"There were thousands of people who voted for one person with one label for an office and another person with another label for another office," Barrow stated.
Unofficial totals from the State of Georgia give Barrow 138,841 votes to Republican challenger Lee Anderson's 119,671 votes.
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