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Biden and Trump cruise to victory in Georgia primaries

FILE - Voting machines fill the floor for early voting at State Farm Arena, Oct. 12, 2020, in Atlanta. Critics of the voting equipment used in Georgia say the state's plan to wait until after 2024 presidential election to install a software update meant to address flaws that an expert says leave the machines open to attack is irresponsible. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
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FILE - Voting machines fill the floor for early voting at State Farm Arena, Oct. 12, 2020, in Atlanta. Critics of the voting equipment used in Georgia say the state's plan to wait until after 2024 presidential election to install a software update meant to address flaws that an expert says leave the machines open to attack is irresponsible. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump easily won their primaries in Georgia last night. Statewide, Biden took about 95 percent of the Democratic vote, while Trump picked up about 84.5 percent of the Republican vote.

In Athens-Clarke County, Trump underperformed his statewide numbers, picking up about 70 percent of the vote. Former South Carolina Governor and UN Ambassador Nikki Haley got about 25 percent of the county’s Republican vote.

Biden also slightly underperformed his statewide numbers, picking up about 93.5 percent. Biden and Trump’s wins in Georgia and other states holding primaries last night gave both men enough delegates to become their parties’ presumptive nominees.