3 Reasons The Senate Runoff In Georgia Is Crucial

We’re finally here: At long last, we’re about to be done with the 2022 midterm elections.

The U.S. Senate was mostly settled within a few days of the November 8 election, with Democrats retaining control of the chamber. But neither candidate in the Georgia race won a majority of the vote, forcing a runoff between incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker.

While it doesn’t seem like it matters much — Democrats could control the chamber 51-49 instead of 50-50 if Warnock wins — there’s still a lot at stake in the single remaining race. And it’s all about power.

Committee Power:

Much will change with the control of this last Senate seat.

For the first two years of President Joe Biden’s term, Republicans and Democrats have been split 50-50 (which makes Vice President Kamala Harris the tie-breaking vote). Read more…

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