Jon Ossoff stated, "“The only way to approach any election is to try to win it outright. That’s what my team and I are trying to do every day.” Ossoff has become the preferred Democratic candidate of other elected officials and donors in the race to replace Secretary Tom Price in the U.S. House from the Georgia 6th Congressional District. Leading in many of the polls and also winning a considerable money advantage Ossoff has become a lock for the run off from the April 18th special election. With the most recent polling having Ossoff over 40 percent he is closing in on the needed 50% plus 1 needed to win the special election outright. The Georgia 6th barely went for Donald Trump in 2016, but has been a bastion of the Republican party in Georgia going all the way back to when former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich won the seat in 1978. The low turnout of a special and a fired up Democratic base could see Ossoff win outright if his fellow candidates can create a bigger break away from the rest of the pack.
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