Jon Ossoff

Born Thomas Jonathan Ossoff
February 16, 1987 (age 33)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Alisha Kramer
Education Georgetown University (BS), London School of Economics(MS)

Thomas Jonathan Ossoff (born February 16, 1987)[1] is an American politician and investigative journalist.[2] He is the Democratic nominee for the 2020 Georgia Senate election, running against Republican incumbent Senator David Perdue.[3] Neither candidate reached the 50% threshold, triggering a run-off election on January 5, 2021.[4]

Ossoff was the Democratic Party nominee for Congress in the historically expensive 2017 special election in Georgia’s 6th congressional district, which had long been considered a Republican stronghold. After finishing first but without a majority in the all-party primary election, he lost the runoff with 48.2% of the vote to Republican Karen Handel‘s 51.8%.

Kelly Loeffler

Born Kelly Lynn Loeffler
November 27, 1970 (age 49)
Bloomington, Illinois, U.S.

Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Jeffrey Sprecher ​(m. 2004)​
Education University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (BS)
DePaul University (MBA)
Net worth IncreaseUS$165 million (2019)

Kelly Lynn Loeffler (born November 27, 1970) is an American businesswoman and politician serving as the junior United States Senator for Georgia since 2020. A Republican, she was previously chief executive officer (CEO) of Bakkt, a subsidiary of commodity and financial service provider Intercontinental Exchange owned by her husband, Jeffrey Sprecher. She co-owns the Atlanta Dream of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA).

Brian Kemp, the Republican Governor of Georgia, appointed Loeffler to the United States Senate in December 2019 after Senator Johnny Isakson resigned for health reasons. Loeffler is running in the 2020 Georgia U.S. Senate special election, which will fill the Senate seat until Georgia’s regularly scheduled November 2022 election. She finished second in the November 3 election, advancing to a runoff.

David Perdue

Born David Alfred Perdue Jr.
December 10, 1949 (age 70)
Macon, Georgia, U.S.

Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Bonnie Dunn ​(m. 1972)​
Children 3 (1 deceased)
Education Georgia Institute of Technology (BS, MS)
Net worth $15.8 million (2018)[1]

David Alfred Perdue Jr. (born December 10, 1949) is an American businessman and politician. A member of the Republican Party, he has served as a United States Senator for Georgia since 2015.

After twelve years as a management consultant, Perdue subsequently served as CEO of Dollar General. He ran for U.S. Senate in 2014, defeating Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn.

Perdue is running for reelection in 2020 against Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff. As neither candidate obtained more than 50% of the vote, they face each other in a January 2021 runoff election. In an attempt to appease Trump after the November election, Perdue called for the resignation of Georgia’s top elections official (a fellow Republican) and claimed without evidence that there were unspecified “failures” in the election.[

The Reverend Doctor Raphael Warnock

Born Raphael Gamaliel Warnock
July 23, 1969 (age 51)
Savannah, Georgia, U.S.

Religion Christian
Spouse Oulèye Ndoye​​(m. 2016; sep. 2019)​
Children 2
Denomination Baptist
Political party Democratic
Education Morehouse College (BA) Union Theological Seminary (MDiv, MPhil, PhD)
Church Ebenezer Baptist Church

Raphael Gamaliel Warnock (born July 23, 1969) is an American pastor and politician. He has been the senior pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta since 2005. Warnock came to prominence in Georgia politics as a leader in the campaign to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. He is running in the 2020 Senate special election in Georgia for the seat now held by Kelly Loeffler.

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