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

Chambliss Cites "High Percentage Of Minority Vote" On Runoff

In last week's election, Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss (R) received more votes than his Democratic challenger Jim Martin but fell 0.2 percent short of the 50-percent-plus needed under Georgia law to win the election. Both candidates are expected to be headed for a runoff election next month. ...

COLMES: Why do you think you've been unable...[to] close the deal with the people of Georgia in terms of what happened on Election Day?


CHAMBLISS: There was a high percentage of minority vote, and I am tickled to death that as many Georgians as did examined their right to vote. That's what make our election process the envy of the whole free world, but we weren't able to get enough of our folks out on Election Day.

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