Ya gotta get more than 50% of the vote to win outright in Georgia…
That did NOT this time….
There is gonna be another try there…..
If Democrats could get both wins?
They would control the Senate with Vice President tie breakers…
Which would be critical for a Joe Biden Presidency….
Democrats and Republicans are gearing up for an unprecedented two-month battle for control of the Senate that centers on just one state: Georgia.
Democrats failed to deliver in Senate battlegrounds this week, but both parties are still short of a majority in the chamber. So now Georgia holds the keys to control of the Senate, with both of the state’s races appearing likely to head to runoffs in early January. And with Joe Biden favored to win the presidency, Democrats could win control of a 50-50 Senate if they flip both seats.
With the stakes so high, the state is likely to see tens of millions of dollars pour in from small donors and super PACs from both parties ahead of the Jan. 5 runoffs.
Already, high-dollar donors have begun lining up behind an effort to pour resources into the Georgia races, according to several Democratic donors and donor advisers, who described a flurry of phone calls on the matter to refocus funds. The anti-abortion group Women Speak Out PAC announced a $4 million expenditure on Thursday for the two races, for example, and the traditional GOP apparatus is already soliciting contributions.
“The fate of the Senate Majority is on the line in Georgia. If you don’t step up now, Schumer and the Dems take control,” the National Republican Senatorial Committee wrote in a text message to donors Thursday afternoon, with a link to the committee’s donation page….