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Georgia run-off sets test for Trump, and Democrats

21 April 2017, 12:52 | Darin Griffith

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Stakes high for Trump Democrats in Georgia House race

"If we can get over 50 percent in this district, we know we can do that statewide and around the country", Porter said, mocking Republican assertions that Ossoff failed Tuesday by falling short of an outright primary victory.

Popular Video Smoking still kills a disturbing number of people every year. "Onward to victory", Ossoff, a documentary filmmaker and former congressional aide who campaigned on the idea he would be a check against Trump, said Wednesday on Twitter.

"We defied the odds and shattered expectations - and we are ready to fight on and win in June". Jon Ossoff, the Democratic candidate, won about 48% of the vote, while Karen Handel, his closest Republican challenger, secured roughly 20% in a more crowded GOP field.

"‶Tomorrow, we start the campaign anew", Handel said, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Eighteen candidates vied for Price's vacant seat.

Ossoff has received widespread, national support from Democrat voters, despite his lack of clear policy ideas.

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A voter leaves a polling site after casting a ballot in a special election in Marietta, Ga., Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

"First of all, Georgia's Sixth Congressional District - the fact that Jon Ossoff pulled in five or six points more than most Republicans thought that he would have, and Lindsey Graham said this is a wakeup call to the Republican Party, that there's a lot of moderates that need to emerge in the South to a greater degree that the Republican Party needs to pay attention to", a reporter said. VERY weak on crime and illegal immigration, bad for jobs and wants higher taxes. Therefore, he will face a runoff election in June against Republican Karen Handel, the no. 2 vote-getter.

Handel, Georgia's former secretary of state, won 19.8 percent of the vote.

"There is no amount of dark money that will overcome grassroots energy, so bring it on". "If you had told me a couple of months ago or told anyone that a Democratic candidate would've come a couple of percentage points of an outright win in a district that hasn't been competitive in decades, I think I would've been stunned".

‶Even if he doesn't hit 50 tonight, Ossoff is showing us the path to retaking the House. "It runs through the Panera Breads of America", Fallon tweeted, referring to the chain coffee shop that is often present in wealthy, white suburbs.



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