Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel have advanced to a runoff in the special House election in Georgia, with Ossoff narrowly missing out on an outright win, prolonging a campaign many Democrats have come to see as an early referendum on President Donald Trump.
Ossoff had 48 percent of the vote in the all-party primary when the Associated Press declared that he would head to a runoff. Handel, Georgia's former secretary of state, had 20 percent, about twice as much support as the next-highest Republican in the fight for second place in the all-party primary. See http://www.politico.com/story/2017/04/georgia-special-election-ossoff-price-237342 for more details.To change your alert settings, please go to https://secure.politico.com/settings/settings
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