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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp won his Republican primary with broad support, though former President Donald Trump backed a well-known challenger to the incumbent. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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Republican primaries show that Trump voters don't always follow his endorsements

Republican voters — even those who maintain Donald Trump was a great president — are not marching in lockstep with him. Many are instead bucking his preferred GOP candidates.

Baxter Black performs at Stagecoach: California's Country Music Festival in Indio, California, in April 2010. The cowboy poet, former veterinarian and longtime Morning Edition commentator died on Friday at age 77. Michael Buckner/Getty Images hide caption

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Baxter Black, cowboy poet and 'Morning Edition' commentator, dies at 77

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp won his Republican primary with broad support, though former President Donald Trump backed a well-known challenger to the incumbent. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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Republican primaries show that Trump voters don't always follow his endorsements

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