Anti-Trump Democrat Falls Short in Georgia Election. Here’s What Comes Next.

Two candidates, Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff, will compete in a runoff election in June after failing to garner 50 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s special election in Georgia’s 6th District.
The contenders in Tuesday’s jungle primary included 11 Republicans, five Democrats, and two independents. Voters will head back to the polls on June 20 to determine the winner between the top vote-getters.
Ossoff, who finished with 48 percent of the vote, is a former congressional aide and a filmmaker, while Handel, the top Republican in the field with 20 percent, previously served as Georgia’s secretary of state.
In November, Donald Trump won Georgia’s 6th District by fewer than 2 percentage points. The seat opened in February when Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., was confirmed as secretary of health and human services.
Price’s seat has been held by Republicans for nearly 40 years since former House Speaker Newt Gingrich won it in 1978.
In 2016, Price won

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