Two candidates, Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff, will compete in a runoff election in June after failing to garner 50 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s special election in Georgia’s 6th District. The contenders in Tuesday’s jungle primary included 11 Republicans, five Democrats, and two independents.
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Even if a Democrat emerges as the top vote-getter in Georgia’s special congressional election Tuesday, the race is almost certain to go to a runoff, where Republican strategists said they will prevail and notch another win for President Trump.
Democrats are trying to reverse a safe Republican seat in the special election to replace former Rep. Tom Price by leveraging President Donald Trump’s low approval numbers, according to a recent analysis by statistics site 538.