Atlanta – Democrats took a major step to seize control of the Senate on Wednesday morning as Georgia voters flocked to Ebenezer Baptist Church to compete in a run-down race over President Trump’s false protest. Rafael Warnock was elected. Claims related to voter fraud in the state.
Mr. against Kelly Lofler, the current incumbent of the Republican Party. The Associated Press called Warnak’s victory early Wednesday morning. This reflected a major breakthrough for African-Americans in politics and in Georgia: He became the first black Democrat to be elected to the Senate From the south.
Joseph R., President-elect. Democrats need to win Georgia’s other Senate race on Tuesday to take the lead in implementing Biden Jr.’s first term agenda. As of 4 a.m. Wednesday, Republican nominee David Bertou had won 98 percent of the vote. Followed by his democratic rival, John Osoff, by a margin of 12,806 votes.
In rural areas where the Republicans need a strong view, voting in a large number of white districts is Mr. Without Trump, the vote would have lagged, and many black circles in Georgia saw the number close to the presidential race in November.
Mr. Warneck’s victory was a huge boon for his party – the first Democrat to be elected to the Senate from Georgia since 2000 – with both political parties on the brink of the unresolved Osaf-Berdu race and its implications for the next two years. In American politics. Whichever party that race wins will control the Senate, the Republicans said. Overcoming Bertou, Mr. Will give Biden the ability to control policy aspirations.
Ms Lofler renamed herself a staunch Trump loyalist to avoid a challenge from the right in the first round of voting. In recent weeks, he has continued to embrace the presidency, with Mr. in Northwest Georgia. Using an election eve rally with Trump, Mr. He proudly declared that he was opposed to certifying the loss to Biden.
Mr. Warnock and Mr. Mr. Republicans used the majority to focus on Warneck’s sermons, which seemed to mobilize African-American voters, especially in conservative rural Georgia, where the church is a pillar of many communities.
Mr. When Trump refused to admit his defeat and robbed Ms Lofler, his best argument might have been to remain a little more right-leaning – he would check for generous abuses in a government completely controlled by Democrats.
In the run-up to Tuesday’s election, senior Republican campaign officials blamed the president. He noted that their vote testified to the power of the “check and balance” argument that the party could not make because of Trump’s denial.