HOT MIC: Latest Updates On the Nail-Biter in Georgia 6
•• 2017-06-20 22:37:42 ••
Decision Desk 100 percent reporting.
Handel: 52.7 percent, 128,231 votes.
Ossoff: 47.3 percent, 115,126 votes.
But Nate Silver warns that the margins still matter.
[If] you’re using special elections as benchmarks for what might happen in 2018, Democrats’ overperformance in South Carolina 5 is as impressive as Republicans’ holding on in Georgia 6. To the extent that the results could matter for things like the health care vote, it’s a good night for Republicans. To the extent that we’re forecasting 2018, I’m really not so sure.