Warnock projected to defeat Loeffler in Georgia, moving Democrats closer to control of Senate

Original article by Hannah Mio
cnbc.com – Page: Online : 7-Jan-21

Democrat Raphael Warnock has won the Georgia U.S. Senate runoff according to NBN projections; he would be the first Black Senator elected in Georgia if his victory is confirmed. Democrat Jon Ossoff was leading Republican Senator David Perduff in the other runoff with 98 per cent of the expected vote counted. If Ossoff wins, the Senate will be equally split between Republicans and Democrats, giving Vice-President elect Kamala Harris the tie-breaking vote. An earlier ABC News exit poll had indicated the Georgia vote would be tight, with voters evenly divided on preferred control of the Senate

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