Don’t believe the hype: GOP favored in Georgia Senate runoffs

Don’t believe the hype: GOP favored in Georgia Senate runoffs
Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) is looking to defend his seat against challenger Jon Ossoff (Image: Fox News video)

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It looks as if control of the Senate will be determined by a pair of January runoff elections in Georgia.

Democrats insist they will win both seats and tie the Senate 50-50 (with Vice President Kamala Harris breaking the tie). But history is not on their side.

Republicans have won every statewide runoff vote in state history, an unbroken string that started in 1992.

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Democrats counter by saying that Georgia is changing, and record turnout of mail-in ballots made the difference in giving Joe Biden his current lead in the state.

Political groups have already spent over $173 million on the Georgia Senate races this fall. A multiple of that is likely to be spent over the next two months before the January 5 runoffs.

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