As the weather gets colder, things are heating up down in Georgia.
Ahead of two side-by-side runoff elections in Georgia on January 5, Vice President Mike Pence took some time on Friday to campaign with the state’s two incumbent GOP senators to fend off challenges from two well-funded Democratic candidates. These two races will determine which political party will hold a slim majority in the U.S. Senate during the next two-year session of Congress. If Democrats pick up both seats, the Senate will be split 50-50 and give Vice President-elect Kamala Harris the tie-breaking vote.
The Republican Party has controlled the Senate since seizing it during the 2014 midterm elections. Prior to the 2018 midterms, Republicans had controlled the House of Representatives since 2010.
This happened on the same day Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s office announced that, after its hand audit of the state’s election results, it has certified the results showing the President-elect Joe Biden has won the