Georgia moves: Warnock wins over Loeffler, Ossoff pulls ahead of Perdue [video]

U.S. Senate candidate Rev. Raphael Warnock has apparently ousted political rival and Republican incumbent, U.S. Senate candidate Kelly Loeffler by a decisive margin of more than 35,000 votes with 97 percent of votes counted. Jon Ossoff, the Democratic candidate looking to unseat David Perdue is was in a dead heat with his political rival for a good portion of the count, but as voting results came in from DeKalb County, he was able to pull ahead with more than 90 percent of those votes.

Shortly after midnight, Warnock addressed Georgians in a television broadcast which was just short of a winning declaration.

Raphael Warnock joined Savannah Guthrie live on NBC News’ TODAY this morning, with Savannha Guthrie. Warnock told Guthrie, “It’s the honor of my life that I get to represent the people of this very great state in the United States Senate.”

The hotly contested and critical senate race will determine the makeup of


Click to read the full article @Chicago Defender