'Unprecedented’ early vote ahead of Georgia’s 6th District runoff foretells huge turnout

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'Unprecedented’ early vote ahead of Georgia’s 6th District runoff foretells huge turnout

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A voter walks into Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Marietta, Georgia, on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. (DAVID BARNES / DAVID.BARNES@AJC.COM)

More than 140,300 people voted early ahead of Tuesday’s runoff between Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff, laying a foundation for what many predict will be a bigger turnout now than the race’s original April 18 special election.

Just what it means for the candidates, however, is still up in the air.

Pundits are calling the race too close to call. Polls have indicated the same.

To find out just what they and local election officials are saying, click here to read our premium story on myAJC.com.

 

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