Today is a good day, and one that we're only arriving at after years and years of hard work from organizers on the ground in Georgia. Raphael Warnock has already been declared the victor in his race against incumbent Kelly Loeffler, and Jon Ossoff is closing in on David Perdue. From the runoff results so far, it's looking like Democrats will finally take back control of the Senate from Mitch McConnell.
So many hands built this victory, but I must single out the indefatigable, ingenious team at @fairfightaction, led… https://t.co/z63AQf3K2w
Organizing is literally a huge group effort, but at the top of the list of people to thank for this victory is one Stacey Abrams. After narrowly losing the gubernatorial race in Georgia last year (amidst multiple valid claims of voter suppression), she stuck around instead of licking her wounds, heading up a voter mobilization efforts that specifically targeted the Black voters who have historically been sidelined in the state.