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The Democrats Win Both Senate Races in Georgia

The Democrats Win Both Senate Races in Georgia

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The two Georgia runoff races have decided the fate of the Senate for the next two years; the Democrats will gain control of the Senate.

Leo Ellenberg, Staff Reporter
January 12, 2021

Despite Joe Biden having been officially elected President of the United States after the November 3rd, 2020 elections, the 2020 elections were far from over. Two January runoff elections in the swing state of Georgia decided which political party would control the United States Senate. After the close runoff elections on January 6th, 2020, by January 8th, it was determined that Jon Ossoff and the Rev. Raphael Warnock beat their Republic opponents and that the Democrats won both senatorial seats. Therefore, the Democratic party will control the Senate, making it more likely for Biden to meet h...

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