Georgia law could end runoff by determining winners in general election |  Ap

ATLANTA — Runoffs would be eliminated after Georgia’s general election as long as a candidate wins at least 45% of the vote, according to a Democratic Party-backed bill filed Wednesday.

It is the first proposal introduced this year to abolish runoff elections after both last year’s and 2020’s US Senate races went into overtime. Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock won those three runoffs.

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