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The vacancy stemmed from the February death of Rep. Ron Wright, whose widow Susan was endorsed by Trump but who has lagged in fundraising and campaigning.
The 2020 primary gets re-fought in Cleveland, second-quarter fundraising numbers roll in, and high-profile candidates stay out of California's recall.
More places are adopting ranked-choice voting. Why?
Incumbent Mark Herring won the Democratic nomination for attorney general, while Del. Hala Ayala won the lieutenant governor nomination.
Republican retirements are the early story of the 2022 battle for the Senate.
Election analysis
Two in three eligible Americans cast a ballot, the highest figure since 1900.
The Washington Post has compiled some of our most deeply reported stories on Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their history in public office, and where they stand on the issues.
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Biden elected 46th president of the United States; Harris makes history as first woman elected vice president
In a recording obtained by The Washington Post, President Trump alternately berated, begged and threatened Brad Raffensperger to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s win in the state.
Millions more Americans cast ballots than in 2016. The counties that saw the largest turnout increases drove Biden's win, but Democratic gains were uneven.
A chart showing the number of electoral votes won by Joe Biden and Donald Trump.
Notable figures and ordinary Americans describe their reaction to Trump's victory in 2016 and describe the moments during his presidency that compelled them to speak out and mobilize against him.
The same impulses that helped lift the president to victory in 2016 contributed to his undoing four years later.
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Democratic candidates in two Senate races in Georgia upended Republicans, which alongside a small House majority gives Joe Biden higher odds of enacting his agenda.

Jon Ossoff (D) is projected to defeat David Perdue (R) and leads by 54,944 votes.

VotesPct.
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OssoffDEM
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2,269,92350.6%
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PerdueGOP
2,214,97949.4

Atlanta

Augusta

Columbus

Savannah

LEAD/WON

Perdue

Ossoff

Raphael Warnock (D) is projected to defeat Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R) and leads by 93,272 votes.

VotesPct.
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WarnockDEM
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2,289,11351.0%
Illustration of Kelly Loeffler
LoefflerGOP
2,195,84149.0

Atlanta

Augusta

Columbus

Savannah

LEAD/WON

Loeffler

Warnock

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In an emotional post-election conference call, liberals pushed back at the criticism from moderates, arguing that their ideas have fired up the party base.
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer faces long odds of winning back the majority, while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is on track to lose seats in her caucus.
A chart showing which party has won or is leading in more House seats.
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