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How the Georgia Senate runoff will work
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How the Georgia Senate runoff will work

Washington CNN  —  If Georgia voters were hoping to avoid talking politics at Thanksgiving, the state’s tightly contested Senate race has other plans. Neither Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock nor Republican challenger Herschel Walker surpassed the 50% threshold needed to win the race outright Tuesday evening, CNN projects, forcing a runoff election set for December 6. But what exactly does that mean? And how will the runoff election work? Here’s what you need to know. A runoff is an additional election used to determine the winner of a certain race when neither candidate earns the required threshold for victory – in this case, 50%. In Georgia, runoff...