ATHENS, GA - MAY 23: Heisman Trophy winner and Republican candidate for US Senate Herschel Walker speaks at a rally on May 23, 2022 in Athens, Georgia. Tomorrow is the Primary Election Day in the state of Georgia. (Photo by Megan Varner/Getty Images)

Herschel Walker is projected to easily clinch the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Georgia, defeating five challengers. He had the endorsement of former President Donald Trump.

Several national media outlets declared Walker the winner just after 8:00 p.m.

Walker will face the incumbent, Democrat Raphael Warnock, in November.