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Georgia Runoff Results for House Races: Ex-Congressman Bob Barr Loses Comeback Bid

Jody Hice defeated Mike Collins, above, for the GOP nod in a Georgia House race. (Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Updated 9:52 p.m. |  Former state Sen. Barry Loudermilk thwarted former Rep. Bobb Barr's comeback, capturing a decisive win in Tuesday's GOP runoff.  

Loudermilk defeated Barr 70 percent to 30 percent, with 41 percent of precincts reporting, according to The Associated Press.  

Georgia Runoff: Republicans Pick Senate and House Nominees Tuesday

Kingston is running for Senate in Georgia. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Georgia Republicans will pick their nominee for Senate in a runoff  Tuesday, ending Democratic nominee  Michelle Nunn's nine-week wait for an opponent in the open-seat contest.  

The Senate contest has reverberated around the Peach State, creating three open-seat House races with GOP runoffs that will also be decided Tuesday.  

Club for Growth Endorses in Two Georgia Runoffs

The Club for Growth endorsed two House candidates facing primary runoffs in Georgia Thursday, two days after the Peach State primaries .  

The club endorsed former state Sen. Barry Loudermilk in Georgia's 11th District and surgeon Bob Johnson in Georgia's 1st District.  

Georgia Primary Results: Rick Allen Wins Primary to Face Barrow (Updated)

Rick Allen won the primary and will face Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Updated 12:19 a.m. |  Construction company owner Rick Allen avoided a GOP primary runoff in Georgia's 12th District and now moves on to face Democratic Rep. John Barrow in November.  

Allen defeated his next closest primary opponent, businessman Eugene Yu, 54 percent to 16 percent, with 93 percent of precincts reporting, according to The Associated Press.  

Tuesday Fundraising Roundup: Mooney's Money

Former Maryland GOP Chairman Alex Mooney raised $65,000 for his campaign across state lines in West Virginia's 2nd District.

Mooney had more than $100,000 in cash on hand at the end of the second quarter, according to a campaign press release. Of that haul, $35,000 was left from when he explored a run for ex-Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett's seat in western Maryland last year.

Georgia Race Attracts Fifth GOP Candidate #GA01

A fifth Republican entered Georgia’s 1st District primary on Monday night, making the race to replace Republican Rep. Jack Kingston one of the most crowded in the country.

State Rep. Jeff Chapman announced his bid on his personal Facebook page, a day after Republican Bob Johnson’s announcement that he will also seek the 1st District seat.

Fourth Republican Enters Crowded Georgia Race #GA01

Kingston is running for Senate, prompting a crowded primary for his House seat. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Another Republican entered Georgia’s already crowded 1st District race on Monday, making him the fourth GOP candidate in the open-seat race to replace GOP Rep. Jack Kingston.

Bob Johnson, a surgeon and former Army Ranger, announced on Monday that he is running.