My1sttoday: Democratic Senate candidate Rev. Raphael Warnock have defeated the incumbent GOP candidate Sen. Kelly Loeffler.
Warnock will make history as the first Black US senator from Georgia.
In an address earlier Wednesday, Warnock spoke to his supporters and thanked them.
“To everyone out there struggling today, whether you voted for me or not, know this,” Warnock said. “I hear you, I see you and every day I’m in the United States Senate I will fight for you.”
Warnock is the first Georgia Democrat elected to the Senate in 20 years, and his election is the culmination of years of voter registration drives conducted by former state House Democratic leader Stacey Abrams and other activists.
President-elect Joe Biden also won Georgia, the first time in decades for a Democratic presidential candidate won the state.
Democratic senate candidate Jon Ossoff is leading the GOP senate candidate David Perdue in a very tight race, here’s the live update of Georgia election results.