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A Divided Georgia District Braces for a Runoff as Jon Ossoff Falls Short - The Atlantic

In a blow to liberals hoping that grassroots anger at President Trump will help Democrats win back Congress, Jon Ossoff, a Democratic candidate in a Georgia special election that has drawn national attention, fell just short on Tuesday of winning ...and more »

Public Dissatisfaction With Washington Weighs on the GOP - Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

Nearly three months after the Republican Party took control of the White House and Congress, the public gives low job ratings to the president and even lower ratings to the speaker of the House. The new Congress is viewed about as unfavorably as the ...and more »

Everything You Need To Know About The Georgia 6 Special Election - FiveThirtyEight

Election junkies, rejoice! The biggest race since the 2016 presidential election is here. Georgians in the Atlanta suburbs are casting ballots today in a special election to decide who will represent the state's 6th Congressional District. Democrats ...and more »

Georgia's special election: What does a runoff mean for 2018? - The Conversation US

The past month has been fun for me. Not only am I a political scientist who researches Congress and congressional elections, but I also live in Georgia's 6th House district, which has been the focus of national attention for the past month or so. On ...and more »

Jon Ossoff, a Democrat, Narrowly Misses Outright Win in Georgia House Race - New York Times

ROSWELL, Ga. — Jon Ossoff, a Democrat making his first bid for elective office, narrowly missed winning outright in a heavily conservative House district in Georgia on Wednesday, throwing a scare into Republicans in a special congressional election ...and more »

Is Georgia Poised for a Democratic Upset? - POLITICO Magazine

JOHNS CREEK, GEORGIA — In March, Anjali Enjeti attended a panel discussion with Democrats vying to represent Georgia's 6th Congressional District in Congress. She had heard the most social media buzz about one contender: Jon Ossoff, a documentary ...and more »

Georgia's Progressive Renaissance - Slate Magazine

FULTON COUNTY, Georgia—Bhavani Saravanan, a 52-year-old woman I met at Jon Ossoff's election night party in Georgia on Tuesday, emigrated from India 25 years ago and has been a U.S. citizen for years. But she said that Nov. 9 is the day she truly ...and more »

A top Clinton aide believes Democrats' best hope still lies with wealthy suburbanites - Vox

In 2016, Democrats lost Georgia's Sixth Congressional District by 24 points. In Tuesday's special election, Democrat Jon Ossoff came in first place and captured 48 percent of vote in the district — not the 50-point victory he needed to avoid a two-way ...and more »

What Will Happen in Georgia This Week? - Esquire.com

OK, so this is why the shebeen did not roll into Atlanta this week as promised last Friday. I think the primary election for the congressional seat in the Georgia 6 th is well on its way to being the most overhyped political event since the Wesley ...and more »

Republicans avoid big loss by forcing runoff in Ga. House race - Washington Post

ATLANTA — Republicans avoided an embarrassing defeat in a House race in Atlanta's conservative suburbs by forcing a runoff against Democrat Jon Ossoff, who captured the most votes with a groundswell of grass-roots activism and millions in donations ...and more »