Jon Ossoff Wins Georgia Runoff, Handing Democrats Senate Control
Democrat Jon Ossoff defeated incumbent Republican Senator David Perdue in one of Georgia’s two runoff elections. Ossoff’s victory, coupled with Rev. Raphael Warnock’s win over Kelly Loeffler, will give Democrats their first Senate majority since 2014. Ossoff will become Georgia’s first Jewish senator and the youngest sitting senator at 33-years-old.
Young adults will be the nation’s largest voting bloc in the upcoming election and the National Voter Education Week plans to equip them with the tools and information they need to cast a ballot this fall.
A voting initiative started by several Black athletes and artists combatting systemic and racist voter suppression. This initiative aims at educating, energizing, and protecting the Black community’s right to vote.