90 Miles From Tyranny : Ossoff proclaims victory in Georgia race as Democrats near sweep of U.S. Senate

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Ossoff proclaims victory in Georgia race as Democrats near sweep of U.S. Senate

Democrat Jon Ossoff claims a win over incumbent Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) on Wednesday morning as Democrats were poised to complete a sweep of the crucial Georgia run offs that would give them control of the U.S. Senate.

The 33-year old documentary filmmaker led incumbent Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) by a margin of just 16,000 votes out of more than 4 million cast.

But the remaining votes were mostly in strongly Democratic areas around Atlanta, meaning Ossoff was a prohibitive favorite to wind up on top.

If Ossoff does maintain the vote lead, Democrats will take control of Congress, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) will be displaced by Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and President-elect Joe Biden’s legislative standing will benefit as he prepares to take office on Jan. 20.

“It feels like a brand new day. For the first time in six years, Democrats will operate a majority in the United States Senate -- and that will be very good for the American people,” said Schumer on Wednesday morning.

Although the election has yet to be officially called, Ossoff vowed to work in Washington D.C. to beat the COVID pandemic.

“Let’s unite to defeat this virus and to rush economic relief to those who need it now,” Ossoff said

Ossoff paid tribute to fallen civil rights heroes like the late Rep. John Lewis, whom he said paved the way for his win in the Deep South.

“It’s with humility that I thank the people of Georgia for electing me,” Ossoff said. “Whether you voted for me or against me, I’ll be for...

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  1. GA used the Dominion machines. I believe a flying pig before I believe Warnock and Ossoff won. The election is just another fraud election.

  2. Does it matter?? Rino'$ and Democrats all bought off. Hope Donald has a trick up his sleeve, one last bomb to drop. God help us!!


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