Georgia special election comes down to the wire with candidates in a virtual dead heat

Less than 48 hours before the polls open in Georgia's 6th congressional district for a special election to replace Rep. Tom Price who took a job as President Trump's HHS secretary, and the latest polls show a nearly dead even race. The most expensive US House race in history, with about $40 million total spent by both candidates, is probably headed for a nail biting finish. The latest poll has Democrat John Ossoff leading Republican Karen Handel by 49.7% to 48% with 2.3% undecided. #BREAKING: NEW #GA06 poll has Jon @ossoff leading @karenhandel 49.7% to 48.0% (2.3% undecided & 3.46% margin of error) days before election — WSB-TV (@wsbtv) June 16, 2017 A massive number of early voters points to a turnout on election day far exceeding the original guess of about 25%. And with some analysts seeing a surge of GOP voters in early ballots, the bigger turnout in this historic Republican district could favor Handel. More...(Read Full Post)