Then election will either lock in a Republicans US Senate majority for another two years….
If the two Republicans lose?
Give Democrats Avery narrow control of the US Senate….
With Joe Biden pulling off a win in the state?
Democrats are hoping pull two more surprises in voting in the state….
A record number of absentee ballots are reportedly being requested for Georgia’s crucial Senate runoff races after the nation already broke records on mail-in voting for the Nov. 3 elections.
More than 762,000 absentee ballots have already been requested in the Peach State, according to WSB-TV, triple the amount of ballots requested in all of the state’s elections in 2018.
The two Senate contests on Jan. 5 will determine control over the upper chamber. Democrats would have to win both to take the majority.
Both parties are leaning into the race, with Democrats saying President-elect Joe Biden‘s agenda could be stalled by a Senate led by current Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). Republicans argue that keeping the Senate in GOP hands is key as a last line of defense against Democrats, who will hold the White House and the House majority.
Georgia has leaned red in Senate elections, but Biden’s slim win in the state has given Democrats new hope.
Former gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, whose efforts to register voters is credited with helping Biden flip the historically red state, celebrated the record number of absentee ballots on Twitter….