Kamala Harris And Joe Biden To Campaign In Georgia Ahead Of Senate Runoff

President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris will travel to Georgia this weekend. The political duo will campaign in support of Georgia Senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock. Harris will arrive in the Peach State on Sunday and attend a rally on Sunday. Following closely behind, Biden will arrive in Atlanta on Monday and attend a rally with Warnock and Ossoff.

President-Elect Joe Biden will arrive on the same day as President Donald Trump. The President is scheduled to participate in a rally for Republican candidates David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler.

Georgia will become the center of the political sphere next week when the state holds Senate runoff elections. With the current Senate split by party, the results of January's elections could very well sway the balance of power in Congress. Democrats hope to pull both seats in an effort to push forth measures regarding student debt and coronavirus relief.

The Peach State is no stranger to the political spotlight. In November, Biden scored a major upset and won the state en route to the White House. By doing so, he became the first President-Elect since Bill Clinton in 1992 to defeat a Republican challenger in Georgia.

In January, experts a voter turnout to resemble the record numbers seen during November. Thus far, nearly 2.4 million residents have voted early. This year's early voter turnout has been higher than any other in state history and a surprise to many because the last eight runoff elections have featured record low turnout.

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