Stacey Abrams said the Democrats have what it takes to win the Georgia Senate runoff.
According to Stacey Abrams, Democrats are poised to win the Georgia Senate runoff as 1.2 million postal ballots have been requested and 85,000 mostly between 18 and 29 who did not vote in the presidential election. pic.twitter.com/MR2kM1lREH
– Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) December 13, 2020
Abrams said of CNN's State Of The Union: “The Democrats are ready to win this election. This will be the first runoff where we have the investment and commitment necessary to win a runoff. We know from the numbers that we are in a good place. So far, 1.2 million postal ballot papers have been requested, and just to put this in context, 1.3 million have been requested for all general elections. Of these 1.2 million, 85,000 of these applications came from voters who did not vote in the general election and were disproportionately between 18 and 29 years old, and from disproportionately colored people. This signals that we understand that we may need to create a plan to vote and hold that election. What Donald Trump is doing is disinformation deeply problematic. I don't know if he will help us harm his team. However, we do know that on our side of the conversation we are pushing for leaders who actually do the job of bringing covidated relief to Georgia. "
There is a general belief in the mass media that Republicans will hold onto the two Senate seats in Georgia, but Trump is restoring the same environment that cost him the state against Joe Biden for the Senate runoff election.
Republicans in Georgia are told the elections are fake and in the middle of a civil war over Trump. On the flip side, the Democrats have tacitly got voters to cast the ballots and build a strong turnout for the runoff elections.
Republicans also have the problem that their incumbents Perdue and Loeffler are nowhere near as popular as Trump in the state.
All polls show two very close runoffs, but Stacey Abrams is right. Democrats are poised to win, but they must triple their efforts in the weeks leading up to January 5th.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Senior Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor's degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
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