Update as of 5 p.m. Thursday: 

The 2020 Georgia runoff election has named winners for the two open seats: Jon Ossoff claimed victory over David Perdue with a 50.3% total and 2,229,482. Ossoff's victory placed another Democractic seat on the Senate. Raphael Warnock, also Democrat, claimed victory with 50.7% of the vote over Kelly Loeffler. Warnock ended with 2,245,870 votes. 

With the announcement of the Election totals, Democratic control of the Senate was gained. 

Update as of 8:08 a.m. Wednesday

With 98% of polls reporting in Georgia, the results sit as follows: Currently, in the runoff election between David Perdue (REP) and Jon Ossoff (DEM), Ossoff is leading with 50.2% of the vote with 2,208,707 votes. In the runoff between Kelly Loeffler (REP) and Raphael Warnock (DEM), Warnock is leading with 50.6% of the vote with 2,173,866 votes. If Democratic candidates win this election the Democratic party will gain control of the Senate. The Democratic Party has majority in the House currently. 

Update as of 10:47 p.m. Tuesday: Currently, in the runoff election between David Perdue (REP) and Jon Ossoff (DEM), Perdue is leading with 50% of the vote with 2,189,198 votes. In the runoff between Kelly Loeffler (REP) and Raphael Warnock (DEM), Warnock is leading with 50.4% of the vote with 2,205,826 votes. Currently 95% of the reporting is in.

Original post: The two Georgia Senate seats have been a major focus nationwide as discussions circled regarding the $2,000 stimulus payments. There have been claims that the election results could have a heavy impact on the passing of the payments or continued hinderance. Despite the validity behind the two seats impact on the vote, the Georgia Senate seats will be determined this evening.

Currently, in the runoff election between David Perdue (REP) and Jon Ossoff (DEM), Perdue is leading with 51.5% of the vote with 1,981, 276 votes. In the runoff between Kelly Loeffler (REP) and Raphael Warnock (DEM), Loeffler is leading with 51.1% of the vote with 1,965,057 votes. Currently 87% of the reporting is in.

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