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  • Democrats.

  • Hopes of regaining control of the Senate were severely diminished on election Day.

  • But the fate of the upper chamber in Congress still hangs in the balance, and it could all come down to Georgia.

  • Reverend Raphael Warnock, a black Democrat, faces an uphill battle in trying to unseat Republican Senator Kelly Leffler in a January runoff.

  • Georgia election rules require a runoff in races where either candidate fails to secure more than 50% of the vote, which also appeared to send another race.

  • Ah closer to candidate contest between Republican Senator David Perdue and Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff toe a run off the same day.

  • Stumping in Atlanta on Friday, Ossoff told supporters he felt he was on the path to victory and retirement is coming for Senator David Perdue, a za of Friday.

  • Republicans and Democrats each have 48 seats in the 100 member chamber, with 97% of total ballots reporting Friday.

  • War knock, a deep voiced Baptist preacher, had secured 32.9% of the vote and his incumbent Republican challenger Leffler, had 26%.

  • The rest of the results are split between other Republicans and Democrats in the states special election.

  • The January 5th contests will likely attract a great amount of money and media interest as it has the potential of helping determine which party takes control of the U.

  • S Senate next year.

  • Republicans are currently leading in two other Senate races in North Carolina and Alaska.

  • Warnock faces several hurdles, including his opponents, deep pockets and the fact that Georgia has not elected a Democratic senator since Max Cleland in 1996.

  • This comes amid an equally nail biting race for who will win the electoral votes in Georgia in the presidential race, with Trump and Biden in a virtual dead heat that will likely lead to a recount there.


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How U.S. Senate control may come down to Georgia

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