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‘It’s Just Unprecedented’: Senate Hinges on Georgia Runoff Chaos

  • Dual races close after two months of attacks, big spending
  • Huge early voting numbers precedes Tuesday’s balloting
Voters line up for the first day of early voting in Atlanta, Georgia, on Dec. 14.
Voters line up for the first day of early voting in Atlanta, Georgia, on Dec. 14.

Photographer: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images

Georgia’s Senate run-off elections arrive Tuesday after a whirlwind two-month campaign that smashed fundraising records, inspired historic voter turnout, bombarded the airwaves with ads, and loomed over congressional negotiations on major spending legislation.

The stakes may never have been higher in such a narrow election. Amid President Donald Trump’s incessant attacks on Georgia’s election integrity, four people are seeking two seats that will determine which party controls the Senate. For President-elect Joe Biden, nothing less than his entire agenda is on the table.