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Jon Ossoff addresses his supporters after his defeat in Georgia's 6th Congressional District special election in Atlanta. 

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Jon Ossoff addresses his supporters after his defeat in Georgia's 6th Congressional District special election in Atlanta. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Jon Ossoff addresses his supporters after his defeat in Georgia's 6th Congressional District special election in Atlanta. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
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Karen Handel, Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th Congressional District, makes a heart with her fingers as she speaks to supporters during a brief appearance at her election night party at the Hyatt Regency at Villa Christina in Atlanta. 


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Karen Handel, Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th Congressional District, makes a heart with her fingers as she speaks to supporters during a brief appearance at her election night party at the Hyatt Regency at Villa Christina in Atlanta....more

Karen Handel, Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th Congressional District, makes a heart with her fingers as she speaks to supporters during a brief appearance at her election night party at the Hyatt Regency at Villa Christina in Atlanta. REUTERS/Bita Honarvar
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Jon Ossoff supporters celebrate his lead over his opponent in Georgia's 6th Congressional District special election, at an election night event in Atlanta. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Jon Ossoff supporters celebrate his lead over his opponent in Georgia's 6th Congressional District special election, at an election night event in Atlanta. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Jon Ossoff supporters celebrate his lead over his opponent in Georgia's 6th Congressional District special election, at an election night event in Atlanta. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
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Supporters of Karen Handel, Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th Congressional District, cheer during Handel's her election night party at the Hyatt Regency at Villa Christina in Atlanta. REUTERS/Bita Honarvar

Supporters of Karen Handel, Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th Congressional District, cheer during Handel's her election night party at the Hyatt Regency at Villa Christina in Atlanta. REUTERS/Bita Honarvar

Supporters of Karen Handel, Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th Congressional District, cheer during Handel's her election night party at the Hyatt Regency at Villa Christina in Atlanta. REUTERS/Bita Honarvar
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Karen Handel, Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th Congressional District, hugs husband Steve Handel during her acceptance speech at her election night party at the Hyatt Regency at Villa Christina in Atlanta. REUTERS/Bita Honarvar

Karen Handel, Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th Congressional District, hugs husband Steve Handel during her acceptance speech at her election night party at the Hyatt Regency at Villa Christina in Atlanta. REUTERS/Bita Honarvar

Karen Handel, Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th Congressional District, hugs husband Steve Handel during her acceptance speech at her election night party at the Hyatt Regency at Villa Christina in Atlanta. REUTERS/Bita Honarvar
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Karen Handel makes an appearance before supporters prior to giving her acceptance speech at her election night party at the Hyatt Regency at Villa Christina in Atlanta. REUTERS/Bita Honarvar

Karen Handel makes an appearance before supporters prior to giving her acceptance speech at her election night party at the Hyatt Regency at Villa Christina in Atlanta. REUTERS/Bita Honarvar

Karen Handel makes an appearance before supporters prior to giving her acceptance speech at her election night party at the Hyatt Regency at Villa Christina in Atlanta. REUTERS/Bita Honarvar
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Congressman John Lewis addresses supporters of Democrat Jon Ossoff as they wait for the poll numbers. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Congressman John Lewis addresses supporters of Democrat Jon Ossoff as they wait for the poll numbers. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Congressman John Lewis addresses supporters of Democrat Jon Ossoff as they wait for the poll numbers. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
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Democrat Jon Ossoff is joined by his finance, Alisha Kramer, as he addresses his supporters after his defeat. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Democrat Jon Ossoff is joined by his finance, Alisha Kramer, as he addresses his supporters after his defeat. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Democrat Jon Ossoff is joined by his finance, Alisha Kramer, as he addresses his supporters after his defeat. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
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Supporters of Democrat Jon Ossoff react as the poll numbers show Republican Karen Handel in the lead. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Supporters of Democrat Jon Ossoff react as the poll numbers show Republican Karen Handel in the lead. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Supporters of Democrat Jon Ossoff react as the poll numbers show Republican Karen Handel in the lead. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
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Democrat Jon Ossoff is joined by his finance, Alisha Kramer, as he takes the stage after his defeat. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Democrat Jon Ossoff is joined by his finance, Alisha Kramer, as he takes the stage after his defeat. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Democrat Jon Ossoff is joined by his finance, Alisha Kramer, as he takes the stage after his defeat. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
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Supporters of Democrat Jon Ossoff wait for the polls to come in at Ossoff's election night event. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Supporters of Democrat Jon Ossoff wait for the polls to come in at Ossoff's election night event. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Supporters of Democrat Jon Ossoff wait for the polls to come in at Ossoff's election night event. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
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Democrat Jon Ossoff addresses his supporters after his defeat. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Democrat Jon Ossoff addresses his supporters after his defeat. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Democrat Jon Ossoff addresses his supporters after his defeat. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
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Chao Chang, 71, casts his vote for Georgia's 6th Congressional District special election at Livsey Elementary School in Tucker. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Chao Chang, 71, casts his vote for Georgia's 6th Congressional District special election at Livsey Elementary School in Tucker. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Chao Chang, 71, casts his vote for Georgia's 6th Congressional District special election at Livsey Elementary School in Tucker. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
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Alejandro Taboada, 6, watches as his mother, Danniellys Fernandez casts her vote at Livsey Elementary School in Tucker. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Alejandro Taboada, 6, watches as his mother, Danniellys Fernandez casts her vote at Livsey Elementary School in Tucker. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Alejandro Taboada, 6, watches as his mother, Danniellys Fernandez casts her vote at Livsey Elementary School in Tucker. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
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Supporters for Georgia 6th Congressional District Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff rally and wave at passing cars outside St Mary's Orthodox Church, Handel's polling place in Roswell. 

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Supporters for Georgia 6th Congressional District Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff rally and wave at passing cars outside St Mary's Orthodox Church, Handel's polling place in Roswell. REUTERS/Bita Honarvar

Supporters for Georgia 6th Congressional District Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff rally and wave at passing cars outside St Mary's Orthodox Church, Handel's polling place in Roswell. REUTERS/Bita Honarvar
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Skylar Middlebrows, 6, looks on as her father, Stephen Middlebrows fills out a voter certificate at St. Bede's Episcopal Church in Tucker. 

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Skylar Middlebrows, 6, looks on as her father, Stephen Middlebrows fills out a voter certificate at St. Bede's Episcopal Church in Tucker. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Skylar Middlebrows, 6, looks on as her father, Stephen Middlebrows fills out a voter certificate at St. Bede's Episcopal Church in Tucker. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
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Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff prepares for an interview in a campaign training room in Tucker. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff prepares for an interview in a campaign training room in Tucker. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff prepares for an interview in a campaign training room in Tucker. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
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Kaia Kersaint, 10 weeks, waits patiently as her father Tino Kersaint and mother Koali Kersaint cast their votes. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Kaia Kersaint, 10 weeks, waits patiently as her father Tino Kersaint and mother Koali Kersaint cast their votes. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Kaia Kersaint, 10 weeks, waits patiently as her father Tino Kersaint and mother Koali Kersaint cast their votes. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
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Republican candidate Karen Handel votes at St Mary's Orthodox Church in Roswell. REUTERS/Bita Honarvar

Republican candidate Karen Handel votes at St Mary's Orthodox Church in Roswell. REUTERS/Bita Honarvar

Republican candidate Karen Handel votes at St Mary's Orthodox Church in Roswell. REUTERS/Bita Honarvar
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Supporters wait for Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff to arrive at a campaign field office in Tucker. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Supporters wait for Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff to arrive at a campaign field office in Tucker. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Supporters wait for Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff to arrive at a campaign field office in Tucker. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
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