His win had been projected earlier, but we’re just now seeing official calls that Jon Ossoff has defeated Sen. David Perdue in Georgia’s runoff election.
— The Hill (@thehill) January 6, 2021
JUST IN: AP calls Georgia Senate runoff for Jon Ossoff (D), giving Democrats control of the 50-50 divided Senate by virtue of VP-elect Harris tiebreaker.
— Boston 25 News (@boston25) January 6, 2021
⚡️FLIPPED — ☑️??
Ossoff wins Georgia race, handing Dems control of the U.S. Senate
Jon Ossoff, 33, defeated GOP David Perdue, 71, who was supported by Trump.
The Democrats, with Raphael Warnock, won both Georgia Senate seats, gaining Senate majority.https://t.co/TF5ZCjj0Sf
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) January 6, 2021
Democrat Jon Ossoff WINS his election in Georgia – securing Democrats control of the Senate https://t.co/NM0fNag3Sj
— Daily Mail US (@DailyMail) January 6, 2021
The Fox News Decision Desk can now project that Democrat Jon Ossoff will defeat Republican David Perdue of Georgia, giving Democrats control of the U.S. Senate for the first time in six years.
— Pat Ward (@WardDPatrick) January 6, 2021
— POLITICO elections bot (@politicoelex) January 6, 2021
Jamie Dupree notes that the race wasn’t close enough to force a recount.
Ossoff's lead is now above 0.5% – so no automatic recount for Perdue at this point. pic.twitter.com/0DswCnAQzd
— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) January 6, 2021