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Mike Collins defeats Trump-backed Vernon Jones in Georgia's 10th district

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Trucking company owner Mike Collins beat former Democrat Vernon Jones in a runoff to become the Republican nominee for a Georgia congressional district east of Atlanta. Collins, whose father had been a congressman in the area, had been the favorite to win, though the two ran neck and neck in the May primary. Jones switched parties in 2020 to vote for former President Trump and has since become a fixture at pro-Trump events and rallies.
5 months ago·Atlanta, United States

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Mike Collins beats the Trump-backed Vernon Jones in the G.O.P. runoff for a House seat in Georgia.

The easy victory by Mr. Collins, the owner of a trucking company, represented a defeat for Donald Trump, who had endorsed Mr. Jones, a Democrat-turned-Republican.

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Mike Collins Defeats Trump-Endorsed Vernon Jones In Georgia’s 10th Congressional District GOP Primary Run-Off

Businessman Mike Collins has defeated former Democratic State Representative Vernon Jones in Georgia’s 10th Congressional District GOP primary run-off election.As of press time, Collins secured 78.26% of the vote while Jones earned 21.74%, according to Decision Desk HQ, with enough votes reported to project a Collins victory.In the GOP primary, Jones secured 21.6% of the vote while Collins earned 25.6% in an eight-candidate field. In order to wi…

5 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Collins Beats Trump-backed Vernon Jones in Georgia Congressional Runoff

In one of the most heated congressional races to date in 2022, trucking company owner Mike Collins easily ...

5 months ago·New York, United States
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