Key US Senate race in Georgia goes to December runoff — networks

The US Senate contest in Georgia that could determine which party controls the upper chamber of Congress is headed for a December runoff, media projections show.

Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker, a former American football star backed by Donald Trump, will battle for the seat on December 6, CNN and NBC project.

Neither candidate has earned the simple majority of votes needed by law to win outright.

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