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Final drive for votes in Georgia’s runoff challenges the influence of parties in key areas

For both parties, Georgia’s Senate runoff election provides a final test of their ability to motivate their base and persuade the political middle in an increasingly purple state. Nearly 2 million votes have been cast in early voting, with runoff election set for Tuesday. Democrats hope to secure a clean sweep of the statewide races. If he unseats Warnock, he said, Democrats will have less power in the Senate and more leverage to stall Republicans’ agenda.