Edison Research projects Democrat Warnock win in Georgia; control of U.S. Senate still undecided

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Raphael Warnock holds a small rally with young campaign volunteers on election day in Georgia’s U.S. Senate runoff election, in Marietta, Georgia, U.S., January 5, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar

ATLANTA (Reuters) – Democratic challenger Raphael Warnock won a hotly contested U.S. Senate runoff in Georgia over Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler, Edison Research projected on Wednesday, but which party will control the chamber remained up in the air with a second runoff undecided.

Warnock, a Baptist preacher, defeated Republican Kelly Loeffler in one of two runoff elections in Georgia, Edison said.

But the outcome was not yet determined in the runoff for the Southern stateโ€™s second U.S. Senate seat pitting Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff against Republican incumbent David Perdue.

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