Jon Ossoff, 33, will become U.S. Senator from the state of Georgia. He’ll join fellow Democrat Rev. Raphael Warnock, who also was victorious in the runoff election. With both Democrats winning, the Senate will have a 50-50 split between Republicans and Democrats, and incoming Democratic Vice-President Kamala Harris will cast the deciding vote in the event of a tie.
Quotes: “The overwhelming majority of Americans want decent and civil political dialogue, and candidates for office and elected leaders must continue to call for calm and unity, even when there are intense differences of opinion.” | “I’m trying to make the case to voters across the political spectrum that someone who brings a younger perspective – a fresher perspective… can change the culture in Washington more effectively than someone who has run for office 9 or 10 times.”
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