Thus far, 40 of 169 counties have licensed their Senate outcomes.
ATLANTA — One other probably tumultuous week in American political life looms, with the Home of Representatives moving closer to impeachment proceedings towards President Donald Trump.
In the meantime, in Georgia, counties are working to wrap up final week’s Senate runoff election. Thus far, in response to figures on the Georgia Secretary of State’s web site, 40 out of the state’s 159 counties have licensed their outcomes.
As soon as all of the counties have licensed their particular person outcomes, the state can certify the entire outcomes. And Sec. of State Brad Raffensperger does that, Senators-elect Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff may be sworn in.
Each David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler conceded these races late final week.
However the information of Georgia’s Senate race took a distant again seat following the sacking of the U.S. Capitol by an insurrectionist pro-Trump mob final Wednesday.
Fallout from that extraordinary occasion continues, with Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi over the weekend threatening to move ahead with impeachment proceedings if Vice President Mike Pence doesn’t invoke the twenty fifth Modification to start the method of eradicating Trump from workplace.
Georgia’s six Democratic representatives have all signaled they’d help impeachment, however it’s unclear how the eight Republicans would fall.
Many, nonetheless, nonetheless supported objecting to Georgia’s election outcomes when counting of electoral votes resumed following the Capitol riots, and proceed to face by the president.
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6:20 a.m. | Good morning! Whereas we wait to see what occurs up in Washington, one of many issues we’ll be monitoring regionally all through the day is what sort of progress Georgia’s counties make towards certifying the Senate election.
Thus far 40 counties, a couple of quarter of the 159 in Georgia, have licensed their outcomes. However the Secretary of State’s website hasn’t updated since earlier than midday yesterday, so it is attainable we may see extra come on-line in the present day when the primary replace rolls round.