In the weeks since the November election, all eyes have been on one state: Georgia. The Peach State was key to President-elect Joe Biden’s victory and now it faces a pair of runoff elections that will determine control of the U.S. Senate. For people who follow politics, Georgia’s place in the spotlight isn’t a surprise. Amna Nawaz talks to Emory University political science professor Andra Gillespie about why the state found itself with not one, but two runoff elections Jan. 5 – and what we can learn from the state’s changing political landscape.
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