ATLANTA - Georgia Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss handed the GOP a firewall against Democrats eager to flex their newfound political muscle in Washington, winning a bruising runoff battle Tuesday night that had captured the national limelight.
The eyes of the nation will be on Georgia on Tuesday as voters finally settle a contentious U.S. Senate race between incumbent Sen. Saxby Chambliss and challenger Jim Martin that could determine the balance of power in Washington.
Georgia voters are heading back to the polls for the final time this year to settle three statewide races that remain undecided following the Nov. 4 election.
Despite the upcoming holiday, a few voters have been going to the polls to cast early votes in the Dec. 2 runoff that will help fill a seat in U.S. Senate, the state Appeals Court and the Georgia Public Service Commission.
Incumbent Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss leads Democratic challenger Jim Martin by three percentage points in a new InsiderAdvantage poll.
A parade of political heavyweights came to Gainesville Wednesday to stump for U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga.
Although the presidential race has been decided, Georgia voters still have several elected official positions to fill in a runoff election set for Dec. 2.
Georgia voters are heading back to the polls Tuesday for the final time this year to settle three statewide races that remain undecided following the Nov. 4 election.