Republican Karen Handel beat Democrat Jon Ossoff in the 6th Congressional District race Tuesday night, becoming Georgia’s first female Republican member of the U.S. House.
What would usually be a tame special election in an historically red section of the Atlanta suburbs brought obscene amounts of national attention and dollars.
Unofficial results on the Georgia Secretary of State’s elections website show that 78,458 Cobb residents voted at the county’s 50 precincts, with Handel getting about 58 percent of the county’s votes.
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