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In the case of the important Senate run-off elections in the U.S. state of Georgia, the candidate delivered a head-to-head race. U.S. media that the Democrats of the US-President Joe Biden has now achieved a first success. Their forecasts suggest that the candidate Raphael Warnock of is against a Republican Kelly Loeffler, as on Wednesday morning (local time) match before the NBC, CBS, ABC, and CNN, as well as the AP news Agency say went out.

The race between the Democrats, Jon Ossoff, and the Republican David Perdue was not initially decided. Depends on whether the Democrats maintain control of the powerful Congress chamber or the Republicans can defend their narrow majority.

If the Democrats control of the Senate can, can Biden, at least, in the two years until the next congressional elections by rule, if he, the Democrats in the Parliament can congregate. A Republican majority could prevent him from, for example, of bill and him in the appointment of judges of the Supreme Court or of the Cabinet members put obstacles in the way. Candidates for these and other top government offices must be confirmed by the majority of the senators.

Both parties had declared the vote on the “destiny of choice”

Both parties had declared the polls on Tuesday for the destiny of choice for the country and hoped for a high turnout of his own camp. In total, around 3 million of the approximately 7.2 million in Georgia, registered voters have, according to statistics from the “Elections Project” before the actual election day, your ballot by mail or in person at the polling station delivered.

The reigning US President, Donald Trump continues to charge blank allegations of fraud in the presidential election on may 3. November and refuses to admit defeat. Among his Republicans, there was concern that he could so that the prospects of success of the two Republican candidates in Georgia undermined. The fear was that the allegations of Trumps could hold over “stolen” votes from Republicans and votes from the submission of your votes.

In Georgia, the Republicans had a better starting position, with a single victory in the two elections is sufficient to hold their slim majority in the Senate. By contrast, both Democrats, have to win the race against the former Republican incumbent, in order to obtain a de facto majority in the Congress chamber.

With two democratic Victories in Georgia, there would be a stalemate of 50 to 50 vote in the Senate. Such a stalemate could be an ex-officio of the future Vice-President Kamala Harris in favor of the Democrats resolved – it is at the same time, the President of the Senate.

The United States had voted in November not only about the future President, but also on the composition of the house of representatives – the other parliamentary chamber – and around a third of the 100 seats in the Senate. Each state is represented in the Senate by two elected representatives. In Georgia, both seats were up for election. None of the candidates had reached in the first vote in November, the necessary absolute majority.

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