Republican Handel beats Dem Ossoff in Georgia

(POLITICO) — Republican Karen Handel has won Georgia’s special House election, holding a longtime GOP district in the Atlanta suburbs after a record-setting $50 million campaign.

Handel had 52 percent of the vote to Democrat Jon Ossoff’s 48 percent when the Associated Press called the race with 80 percent of precincts reporting.

Handel’s win preserves Republicans’ 24-seat majority in the House.

Republican Handel beats Dem Ossoff in Georgia
Source: WND