Ossoff vs. Handel: Georgia’s special election

 yahoo.com  6/20/2017 3:03:01 PM 

Voters in suburban Atlanta are heading to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in the most expensive House race in history, choosing between Jon Ossoff, a Democrat and former congressional staffer, and Karen Handel, a Republican and the former secretary of state in Georgia.

The special election in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District — sparked after Trump tapped then-Rep. Tom Price to be his health and human services secretary — has been painted as a referendum on Trump and his agenda. Democrats, fired up by anti-Trump feeling and anger over the Republican health care plan, and Republicans, eager to defend the seat that has been held by the GOP for decades, have together poured $50 million into the race.

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