The battle for the U.S. Senate will continue until Georgia is run-off in January

The battle for the U.S. Senate will continue until Georgia is run-off in January

After the Republicans win a seat in Alaska, control of the U.S. Senate will not be decided until the New Year.

Neither Republicans nor Democrats will be able to win a majority in Georgia until the January election.

Incumbent Alaska Republican Senator Dan Sullivan defeated defending Democrat Al Gross today.

In Alaska Earlier todayTrump was predicted to win the state after counting 75% of the expected vote.

With the election of Democratic President Joe Biden, Republicans are still short of the 51 seats needed for majority control.

With the Alaskan victory, they have a 49-48 grip on the Senate, but two games in Georgia go into the run-off on January 5th.

The race in North Carolina continues too early to call, where Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham gave in to Republican Senator Thom Tillis.

Biden, who was elected president, said the path to maintaining control of the Senate is more difficult for Republicans.

Social Distinguishing Stickers at a Voting Station in Alaska last week.

Source: Mark Thissen

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That is, if Republicans have only 50 seats, Democrats control the Senate.

Georgia’s election is rapidly affecting the control of the Chamber.

The state has been divided by Democrats to the advantage of Republicans, but no Democrat has been elected a senator in 20 years.

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Republican Senator Kelly Loughler will face Pastor Rafael Warnock at the church where Martin Luther King Jr. preached. Republican Senator David Perdue, Trump’s former ally, will face Democratic challenger John Osoff.

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