On Jan. 5, 2021, a runoff election shall be held in Georgia — and never one, however two U.S. Senate seats are up for grabs. Whereas it is common to have a runoff in Georgia, the truth that multiple runoff race is going on is fairly uncommon.
Sen. David Perdue, a Republican, confronted a typical re-election race for the seat she gained in 2014.
Nevertheless, Sen. Kelly Loeffler, who can be a Republication, was appointed in 2019 to take over for Sen. Johnny Isakson when he retired attributable to well being considerations. She confronted a particular election on Nov. 2 to be able to serve out the remainder of his time period till 2022.
Per Georgia legislation, if no candidate receives not less than 50 % of the vote, then the highest two candidates advance to a runoff election to be able to decide a winner.
Loeffler ran towards Democrat Jon Ossoff, however neither broke the 50-percent barrier.
Likewise, neither Perdue nor his Democratic challenger, the Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock, acquired not less than 50 % of the vote. In order that they, too, will take their race to the January runoff election in Georgia.