Rick Allen elected to Georgia's 12th Congressional District

RAW: Rick Allen reacts to victory for 12th Congressional District

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Republican Rick Allen is the new representative for Georgia's 12th Congressional District, according to the Associated Press.

Allen, an Augusta construction company owner, defeated Democrat John Barrow, who has been in office for 10 years.

Unofficial returns with 16 of 19 counties reporting show Allen with about 53 percent of the vote and Barrow with about 47 percent of the vote.

A spokesperson for Barrow's campaign said he has conceded.

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