With less than a week until Election Day, voters in Georgia are already casting their ballots. Initial ballot counts report that more than 2.5 million Georgians have already cast their ballots in the crucial Senate runoff election.
Next week, Kelly Loeffler, David Perdue, Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock will compete for the final two seats in the Senate. With the current Senate split along party lines, the results of Tuesday's election could very well determine the balance of power in Congress and alter the trajectory of President-Elect Joe Biden's presidency.
Given the importance of the election, several top lawmakers are headed to the Peach State. President Donald Trump is headed to a rally in Dalton to support Loeffler and Perdue. Following behind the President, President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris will participate in rallies for both Warnock and Ossoff over the holiday weekend. In addition, top organizers like Stacey Abrams have also spent their time encouraging Georgia residents to vote.
“We know that Kelly Loeffler said that she doesn’t believe in extending unemployment benefits. David Perdue said he doesn’t believe in direct stimulus payments. Why would you elect someone who does not believe in your relief and your recovery? Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock believe, and they will work to make it so," Abrams told potential voters in Albany, Georgia.
"They will be partners with our new president, Joe Biden, and they will work to help make sure that we all recover, that Georgia has the kind of recovery to put on the path to become a stronger state. But we have to have your voice."
Voters will have the opportunity to cast their ballots until January 5.
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