Donors from across the country have shown an outpouring of support for Ossoff, with fundraising efforts totaling well over $20 million, not including an additional $6 million in donations from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. "It won't if Jon Ossoff wins".
Voters in the southern USA state of Georgia are choosing their new representative in the House of Representatives on Tuesday in a special election that is being closely watched as a test of Republican strength under the Trump administration and the party's prospects of holding its majority in House next year.
Almost 6,000 HRC members and supporters in Georgia's sixth congressional district are working to get out the vote and win a Republican district that voted for President Trump.
"Jon, since the special election where you were at 48.1 [percent of the vote] things have only moved to 48.8 with 50 million bucks under your belt". Ossoff is ahead by 1.4 points in RealClearPolitics' polling average, meaning the tight race could go either way tonight.
The suspected gunman was a Democratic supporter and a Republican advert that sought to politicise the attack was condemned by Ms Handel. "I think that those concerns have only grown over time". "I've said that from day one in this race and I will say it today: It's about who is best suited to represent this district".
Ossoff, 30, is a former congressional staffer turned documentary filmmaker who has become a symbol of the anti-Trump movement. Making his first bid for office, he's become a symbol of the Trump opposition movement.
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A spokeswoman for Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state, called the video "disturbing and disgusting" in a statement that stopped short of asking for the ad to be removed.
Ms Handel, 55, embraces her experience as a statewide and local elected official. "The enthusiasm on the ground has been unbelievable", she said. Most of these voters cast a ballot for him because they didn't like Hillary Clinton either, but they represent the most winnable slice of Trump backers for Democrats going into the 2018 midterms.
Ms Handel has handled Mr Trump gingerly.
"Ossoff's campaign has long held that it has the edge in voter enthusiasm - a more committed base of voters who will flock to the polls regardless to support him". He had also attended a fundraiser on Handel's behalf in April.
The Democrats are looking to capitalise on the president's low personal approval ratings to win Georgia's sixth district seat.
That hasn't stopped the president from weighing in on the race.
Handel used an election-eve rally to urge suburban Atlanta Republicans not to be wowed by the attention and money showered on this House special election. The Georgia Democrat lives a few miles outside the district, but says he'll move back there once his fiancée finishes medical school.