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2022 midterms: What to watch in Georgia and Alabama runoffs, DC mayor's race

2022 midterm elections continue on Tuesday in several states, as well as Washington, D.C. Notable races include runoffs for a senate seat in Alabama and a secretary of state nomination in Georgia.Mayor Muriel Bowser in the nation’s capital is facing voters amid crime rates and homelessness concerns, while primaries in Virginia will set up competitive congressional contests for the fall.Arkansas is also holding primary runoffs for several state legislative races.What to watch in Tuesday’s primaries:Alabama’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate is going to a runoff between Katie Britt and U.S.

Rep. Mo Brooks, who overcame losing former President Donald Trump’s endorsement to remain a contender for the GOP nomination.The candidates are seeking the Alabama seat being vacated by 88-year-old Republican Sen. Richard Shelby, who announced his retirement in February 2021 after serving six terms.Britt is Shelby’s former chief of staff and the former leader of the Business Council of Alabama, while Brooks is a six-term congressman from north Alabama.Trump first backed Brooks in the spring of 2021, which stood for nearly a year until Trump rescinded it as the conservative politician declined in the polls.

The former president took his time in issuing a second endorsement, later supporting Britt in the race only after she emerged as the top vote-getter in the state’s May 24 primary.FILE IMAGE - Former U.S. President Donald Trump (R) welcomes candidate for U.S. Senate and U.S.

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) to the stage during a "Save America" rally at York Family Farms on Aug. 21, 2021, in Cullman, Alabama.

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