Politics & Government

Goddard concedes to Marshall in Georgia's 8th District race

MACON, Ga. -- Retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Rick Goddard has conceded his race against U.S. Rep. Jim Marshall, sending Marshall to Washington D.C. for his fourth Congressional term.

Absentee and early votes still need to be counted in many counties, and they represent a large number of votes. But Marshall has a dominating lead at this hour, with nearly 56 percent of the vote and a 20,000 vote margin, according to unofficial totals from the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office.

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