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Home-Stretch: Trump and Biden Travel to Georgia to Fight Over Control of the Senate

Polls show both Georgia Senate races are tied, with only five days left before the crucial vote

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The final stretch of the campaign for control of the Senate is upon us as Joe Biden and Donald Trump will travel to Georgia to support their respective candidates. These are the elections that will define which party will control Congress and the future of the country’s legislature.

Next Monday, January 4th, both will coincide in the state where they will hold rallies in order to convince Georgians to participate in these elections, defined as one of the most important in the history of the United States.

On the one hand, Biden’s team announced that both the president-elect and Kamala Harris will travel to Atlanta, where the Democrat rally will take place. President Trump will visit Dalton to promote the candidacies of the two Republican senators seeking re-election, Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue.

Republican election observer artillery

To build voter confidence, the Republican campaign reported that they have recruited more than 8,000 volunteers in the state to serve as election observers.

The Senate Republican National Committee, which is the re-election arm of the Senate Republican Party; the Republican National Committee; the Georgia Republican Party; and the campaigns of Senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue have joined in a “historic effort” to ensure that the January 5th races are “safe and secure,” party officials have said.

It is “the largest and most aggressive voter security and integrity operation in the state’s history,” they said.

Kelly Loeffler, Georgia Republican candidate for the Senate. (EFE)
Georgia: massive participation

More than 2.3 million Georgians have already voted in the second round elections for control of the Senate. So far the figure represents 27% of the electoral roll.

There are almost 8 million registered voters in Georgia, and 5 million ran in the presidential elections.

According to the Georgia Votes site, which analyzes statistics released by the Georgia Secretary of State, a greater proportion of Hispanics and African Americans are voting than in the general election.

The polls show that both races for seats in the U.S. Senate for Georgia are tied, with only five days left before the crucial vote. The race for this state is a chance for Republicans to curb and control the initiatives of the radical left. In fact, if the Democrats were to win Georgia’s Senate seats, regulations such as gun control could become a reality, especially if Kamala Harris were to break a tie in the Senate.

While a double Democrat victory in Georgia would leave a Senate divided into 50 seats of one color and 50 of the other, Harris could break any potential tie, since her new position also involves being the President of the Senate.

For the last two administrations the Senate has been controlled by the Republicans, which limited Barack Obama’s agenda and drove Donald Trump’s. On these elections will depend then the “free” development of the next president of the United States.

Republicans focused on winning

The Republican campaign has turned to urge millions of voters to participate in the elections despite doubts about irregularities. In fact, Donald Trump Jr. wrote an article calling on citizens to exercise their vote to prevent “radical liberal policies from becoming law”.

“A Democratic majority in the Senate will work to dismantle everything we have fought so hard for. The Democrats will immediately abolish obstructionism, allowing them to pass whatever far-left policies they want with a simple majority vote,” Trump said.

“My friends Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue are the only thing standing between dangerous liberal policies that kill jobs and hurt Georgian workers so they don’t get passed by Congress,” he added.

Trump’s son recalled the Democrat policies that will abolish all efforts invested by his father. He said the future of the economy, security, energy, health and the future of American justice will be defined by this election. “Senators Loeffler and Perdue will vote against this failed and backward policy,” he said.

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