In the general election in November, Walker will face Democratic incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock.
During the primary, Walker skipped debates and faced accusations of avoiding critical press. Despite his inexperience, he was expected to coast to an easy victory. in the primaries. However, in the general election, his lack of experince and ties to Trump will come under great scrutiny.
On Tuesday, his campaign came under fire when the crowd at his election watch party booed President Joe Biden during Biden's recent address on the mass shooting that claimed the lives of at least 19 children and two adults at an elementary school in Texas.
The Senate race in Georgia could tip the political scales in Washington D.C. where Democrats hold a slim majority in the Senate. Currently, the Senate is split 50-50 between Republicans and Democrats with Vice President Kamala Harris holding the tie-breaking vote for Democrats.
According to RealClearPolitics, early polls show a virtual tie between Walker and Warnock.
The general election between Warnock and Walker will mark the first time in Georgia that the two major-party candidates for U.S. Senate are Black.