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Georgia Elections Chief Warns of Delayed Results

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Georgia’s chief election officer warned that results may be slow to come in as poll closures and virus restrictions complicate in-person voting and counties work to process a huge increase in ballots received by mail. Technical glitches and a lack of poll workers contributed to long lines Tuesday, prompting judges in numerous counties, including Fulton County, to sign orders extending voting hours.

Among the key races was a contested Democratic primaryfor the nomination to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. David Perdue in November. Democrats included former congressional candidate Jon Ossoff, former Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson and former lieutenant governor candidate Sarah Riggs Amico.

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