Early voting is in full force, and the numbers bode well for Jon Ossoff.
As of Tuesday morning, more than 102,000 people have voted in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, according to the Secretary of State’s office. This is double that amount of early voters from the April election.
With the many Trump scandals over the past few months, it seems Georgia voters are getting sick of the corruption and striking back. And there’s still more votes to come.
The early voting deadline of Friday, June 16, and the numbers are likely to keep soaring, experts say.
“A lot of people when it comes to voting and a lot of other things in life wait and do it at the last minute, so those numbers are going to go up dramatically,” said University of Georgia professor Charles Bullock about early voting numbers.
With Ossoff climbing in the polls, the rising voter numbers are good news for his victory. The AJC released a poll last Friday that shows Ossoff has a 7-point edge over Karen Handel.
Not only is he leading, but he’s capturing votes from the groups he needs to win. He has about 13 percent of Republican voters and 50 percent of independents – a crucial group that has historically leaned right in Georgia.
Ossoff’s campaign has the momentum and the numbers to win this election, but don’t miss your chance to be a part of the nationally followed election.
If you live in the 6th Congressional District, join the thousands of Georgians who are casting their vote for a more progressive Georgia. Find your voting information and locations here, and vote early before Friday, June 16.