Ossoff lives in DeKalb County but does not live in the 6th District, and candidates for Congress are not required to be residents. He lives south of the district so that his girlfriend of 12 years, an Emory University medical student, can walk to work.
Tom Price’s congressional seat is vacant since he accepted a position in the Trump administration.
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A Democrat with a pile of cash commitments announces for Tom Price’s seat
A fourth Democrat announced Thursday he’ll run for Rep. Tom Price’s seat, but this one claims two advantages the three others vying for the conservative district don’t have. Jon Ossoff, who runs a firm specializing in anti-corruption investigations, told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution he’s lined up more than $250,000 in financial commitments from supporters. He also has the backing of two other Georgia Democratic power-brokers: Reps. John Lewis and Hank Johnson.
Jon Ossoff rattles conservatives in race for Georgia’s Sixth
How much has Jon Ossoff unsettled Republicans who want to keep a grip on suburban Atlanta’s Sixth District? The 30-year-old Democrat was invoked throughout a GOP candidate forum as a sort of sword of Damocles hanging over the race for the seat held by Republicans since Jimmy Carter was president.
Republicans target Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s Sixth with ‘Han Solo’ ad
A Republican super PAC has unleashed a $1.1 million ad barrage against Jon Ossoff, a Democratic newcomer who is attracting national attention and a torrent of fundraising in his campaign to flip a conservative suburban Atlanta district.
Revenge of the Sixth? Jon Ossoff backers embrace ‘Star Wars’ attack ad
“Sorry, Trump Republicans. But District 6 has a New Hope.” Thus concludes a minute-long web ad supporting Democrat Jon Ossoff that was produced by Better Georgia, the left-leaning (Wookiee-like?) guerilla group.It was a response to a debut attack ad launched Wednesday that featuring Ossoff dressed as Han Solo while a member of a Georgetown University singing group. The $1.1 million ad buy was orchestrated by the Congressional Leadership Fund, a super PAC backed by House GOP leaders.
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