Chris West pulled off Georgia’s biggest political upset of the June runoffs, defeating Jeremy Hunt for the Republican nomination in Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District. Hunt and PACs acting on his behalf spent roughly $2.1 million during the cycle, and that number is expected to increase as new reports are filed. Hunt collected endorsements from national Republican figures like Nikki Haley, Tom Cotton and Karl Rove. He was the top vote-getter in the May primary. But it wasn’t enough.
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