2020–21 United States Senate election in Georgia

Regular U.S. Senate election in Georgia in November 2020 and January 2021

An election happened to elect a Senator from the U.S. state of Georgia. There were two rounds on November 3, 2020; and January 5, 2021. The two people in last round of the election were Jon Ossoff (Democratic Party) and David Perdue (Republican Party).

2020–21 United States Senate election in Georgia

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  Jon Ossoff Senate Portrait 2021 (cropped).jpg David Perdue, Official Portrait, 114th Congress (cropped).jpg
Nominee Jon Ossoff David Perdue
Party Democratic Republican
First round 2,374,519
47.95%
2,462,617
49.73%
Runoff 2,269,738
50.62%
2,214,506
49.38%

2020 United States Senate election in Georgia results map by county.svg
First round county results
Perdue:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%
Ossoff:      50–60%      60–70%      80–90%

U.S. Senator before election

David Perdue
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Jon Ossoff
Democratic

Primary elections happened on June 9, 2020. The Republican Party primary only had one person, David Perdue, as he was Senator before the election. There were many people in the Democratic Party primary, and Jon Oscoff won. These went against Libertarian Party candidate Shane T. Hazel. Nobody got more than 50% of the vote, so the top two (Oscoff and Perdue) went to a second round in January. Ossoff won the second round and became Senator.

Democratic Party primaryEdit

 
County results, Democratic primary
  Ossoff
  •   Ossoff—60–70%
  •   Ossoff—50–60%
  •   Ossoff—40–50%
  •   Ossoff—30–40%
  •   Ossoff—<30%
  Ossoff/Riggs Amico tie
  •   Ossoff/Riggs Amico tie—<30%
  Tomlinson
  •   Tomlinson—60-70%
  •   Tomlinson—50-60%
  •   Tomlinson—40-50%
  •   Tomlinson—30-40%
  •   Tomlinson—<30%
  Riggs Amico
  •   Riggs Amico—30-40%
  •   Riggs Amico—<30%
  Smith
  •   Smith—30-40%
  •   Smith—<30%
  Knox
  •   Knox—<30%
Democratic primary results, June 9, 2020[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jon Ossoff 926,819 57.7%
Democratic Teresa Tomlinson 379,416 29.3%
Democratic Sarah Riggs Amico 139,574 11.7%
Democratic Maya Dillard-Smith 8.8%
Democratic James Knox 49,452 4.17%
Democratic Marckeith DeJesus 45,936 3.87%
Democratic Tricia Carpenter McCracken 32,463 2.74%
Total votes 1,186,660 100.00%

Republican Party primaryEdit

Republican primary results, June 9, 2020[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Perdue (incumbent) 992,555 100.00%
Total votes 992,555 100.00%

ResultsEdit

First roundEdit

2020 United States Senate election in Georgia[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican David Perdue (incumbent) 2,462,617 49.73% −3.16%
Democratic Jon Ossoff 2,374,519 47.95% +2.74%
Libertarian Shane T. Hazel 115,039 2.32% +0.42%
Total votes 4,952,175 100.00%

Second roundEdit

2020 United States Senate election in Georgia[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Jon Ossoff 2,269,738 50.62% +5.41%
Republican David Perdue (incumbent) 2,214,506 49.38% -3.51%
Total votes 4,484,244 100.00%

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Election Night Reporting". results.enr.clarityelections.com. Retrieved 16 January 2021.
  2. "DEM – US SENATE". Georgia Secretary of State. Archived from the original on June 10, 2020. Retrieved June 9, 2020.
  3. "Rep – US Senate". Georgia Secretary of State. Archived from the original on June 10, 2020. Retrieved June 9, 2020.
  4. "Georgia Election Results". Archived from the original on January 6, 2021. Retrieved November 21, 2020.
  5. "Georgia Senate results". Retrieved 18 January 2021.