12/08/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

McCain To Campaign For Chambliss In Georgia Runoff

John McCain will be campaigning for Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) in the all-but-assured runoff against Democrat Jim Martin next month, according to Chambliss' campaign.

Chambliss spokeswoman Michelle Grasso said that McCain has committed to campaign for his Senate colleague, though no date has yet been scheduled.

With nearly all of the votes counted, Chambliss leads Martin 49.8 percent to 46.8 percent. But Chambliss is short of the 50 percent necessary to avoid a runoff, according to Georgia election law.

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