Congressman Rick Allen wins reelection in landslide

Congressman Rick Allen wins reelection in landslide

ATLANTA, GA (WFXG) - The mood at the Republican headquarters shifted from tense and nervous to joyful and a lot more relaxed after Congressman Rick Allen won reelection in a landslide Tuesday night.

Congressman Rick Allen beat democrat Patricia McCracken by receiving over 60% of the votes.

It was a night of food, celebration and relief as many of the folks in here have been campaigning for Congressman Allen and Senator Isakson came together to watch the results come in.

Both Congressman Allen and Senator Isakson were declared victors Tuesday night before 9:30 p.m. which shifted the eyes of the room from the Georgia races to the national races.

Congressman Allen thanked his supporters for a well run campaign.

"Every vote that I take in Washington is based on my experience creating jobs. When I say we are going to get out of this mess, we are going to get everyone in this country back to work," said Congressman Allen.

Congressman Allen mentioned a big vision for his future is the cyber growth her in Augusta.

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