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A brief history of Georgia's runoff voting – and its racist roots

  • Written by Joshua Holzer, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Westminster College
image(R to L) Georgia GOP Sens. David Purdue and Kelly Loeffler at a rally with Sen. Tom Cotton on Nov. 19, 2020 in Perry, Ga. Loeffler and Purdue face runoff elections against Democratic Senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock on Jan. 5, 2021. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images

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