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Duncan ekes out win in lieutenant governor runoff, but recount possible
Former Cumming lawmaker bested Duluth's Shafer by only 1,700 votes
Georgia Republican Lt. Gov. candidate Geoff Duncan makes a campaign stop at the Saucehouse BBQ restaurant as he kicks off his statewide RV tour in Athens, Ga., Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
A former state lawmaker claimed victory Wednesday in the Republican runoff for Georgia lieutenant governor, though unofficial election results showed such a close race that a recount of the votes may be needed before a winner is declared.