Who won and who lost in Tuesday’s election.


Voters in Alabama, Georgia, Virginia and Washington, DC weighed in on elections for the Senate, House and other offices on Tuesday. And Texas officials announced the results of a recount in a closely watched Democratic primary for the House.

Here’s a look at some of the more notable wins and losses:

  • Katie Britt, former lobbyist and chief of staff to Senator Richard Shelby, convincingly beat Rep. Mo Brooks in a runoff for the Republican Senate nomination. Former President Donald J. Trump initially endorsed Mr. Brooks, but he withdrew that support in March as the congressman’s poll numbers plummeted. This month, in the final days of the race, Mr Trump endorsed Ms Britt.

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  • Mike Collins, the owner of a trucking company, easily captured the Republican runoff in Georgia’s 10th congressional district, ousting Vernon Jones, a former state lawmaker who had Mr. Trump’s backing.

  • Rich McCormick, a retired physician and sailor, defeated Jake Evans, former chairman of the Georgia Ethics Commission and son of a Trump administration ambassador, in the Republican primary runoff for the sixth congressional district from Georgia. Mr. Evans had been endorsed by Mr. Trump.

  • Bee Nguyen, a state representative, won the Democratic nomination for secretary of state. She will face incumbent Republican Brad Raffensperger, who has resisted Mr Trump’s demands to “find” additional votes that would help him overthrow the 2020 presidential race in the state.

  • Jeremy Hunt, a well-funded retired Army captain backed by top Republican leaders, was beaten by Chris West, a lawyer and Air National Guard officer, in the Republican primary for the Second Congressional District. Mr. West will face Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr., a moderate Democrat.

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  • Jen Kiggans, a state senator, won the Republican nomination in the second congressional district, handily beating Jarome Bell, who had called for the execution of those convicted of voter fraud. Ms Kiggans will face Representative Elaine Luria, a Democrat, in what is expected to be a very competitive House race in the fall.

  • Yesli Vega, sheriff’s deputy on the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, won the Republican primary in the state’s seventh congressional district. She will face Rep. Abigail Spanberger, a struggling Democrat.

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  • Representative Henry Cuellar, a nine-term congressman from South Texas, defeated his progressive challenger, Jessica Cisneros, an attorney, according to a May 24 ballot recount. In November, Mr. Cuellar will face Cassy Garcia, a former aide to Sen. Ted Cruz who won the Republican nomination.

Maya King and Jazmine Ulloa contributed reporting.


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