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Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock retains his seat in the U.S. Senate! At a quarter to 9 p.m. while supporters were dancing and mingling at the watch party for Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-GA), which took place inside a ballroom at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, his opponent Herschel Walker was in the lead by more than 29,000 votes (1,072,820-1,043,104), according to the Associated Press estimates. The fact that 58% of the votes had been counted at that point did nothing to dampen the mood of Warnock supporters and that evening’s DJ who proclaimed, “We winning tonight.” Before the night was over Warnock would take the lead for good and regain his seat. The Associated Press called the election in favor of the pastor at 10:22 p.m. A roar from the crowd would have been enough of a clue of which way the race went. The same ballroom was filled with Warnock supporters and media from all around the country just a few weeks ago on Election Day, November 8. The room emptied after 2 a.m. with another election on the horizon. Tonight the room would remain full of people not sure what they had seen.& With 67% of the vote counted...

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