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Georgia’s Bizarre January Runoff System Has Its Roots In The Jim Crow South

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 03: Family and supporters hold runoff signs as Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Rev. Raphael Warnock speaks during an Election Night event on November 3, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jes... ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 03: Family and supporters hold runoff signs as Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Rev. Raphael Warnock speaks during an Election Night event on November 3, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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November 30, 2020 12:40 p.m.

To many, Georgia’s runoff system is simply bad on its face. 

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