WHOA: This could be a major boon to Democratic chances of flipping the Senate if confirmed. There would be a 2020 special election for the remaining 2 years of Isakson's term #GAsen
It's confirmed. Damn, Isakson is resigning due to poor health
Georgia last had a Senate special election concurrent with the 2000 general election, when Democrat Zell Miller beat Republican Mack Mattingly. But that was officially a nonpartisan contest. Would 2020's #GAsen special also lack party labels? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2000_United_States_Senate_special_election_in_Georgia …
Based on my reading of Georgia law, the #GAsen special election for GOP Sen. Johnny Isakson's seat would occur on Nov. 3 2020 with all candidates running on a single partisan ballot, & a Jan. 5 2021 runoff if no one wins a majority https://law.justia.com/codes/georgia/2010/title-21/chapter-2/article-14/21-2-540/ …
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