Ossoff is seeking to replace Republican Tom Price, who resigned to become Trump's health secretary.
On Tuesday, former congressional aide and filmmaker Jon Ossoff will find out if voters wish for him to represent Georgia's Sixth Congressional District.
President Donald Trump alleged in a Sunday tweet that the media downplayed the Republican victory in the special election for the Kansas congressional seat formerly held by CIA Director Mike Pompeo.
Most polling shows Ossoff hovering in the mid-40s in polling, with a quartet of Republican candidates - Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel, Johns Creek City Councilman Bob Gray, state Sen. If no one wins 50 percent of the vote plus one, the top two candidates will face off in a June runoff.
The attention grew even more intense after last week's special congressional election in Kansas, where Republican Ron Estes won by just single-digits in a Wichita-based district that Trump had carried easily. That seems to be the most likely outcome of this election with 18 candidates on the ballot, so residents can look forward to two more months of political advertisements.
The closely watched contest has drawn national attention as the first political bellwether of the Trump era, after the district almost split its vote between the Republican leader and Hillary Clinton in last year's presidential election.
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If you read the media the following day, you might have thought Estes's 8-point victory was "razor close", or it "threw a scare" into Republicans.
The polls in the 6th District special election race will be open from 7 am to 7 pm Tuesday. Their résumés are just as varied: at a nonpartisan candidate forum and luncheon in late March, Handel and Ossoff were joined onstage by a former flight attendant, a Georgia State University Italian professor, a cardiologist, the Trump campaign's "diversity chief", and twelve others.
Without mentioning Ossoff by name, Trump said the candidate wants to "protect criminals, allow illegal immigration and raise taxes".
Ossoff has used the anti-Trump windfall to blanket the expensive television market with advertising that tries to stoke liberal angst but also woo disaffected Republicans in a district Trump barely won in November. 'Pretty much everything he's done worries me'. If there's a runoff, Ossoff would be seen as the underdog in the conservative district. But he tells voters in one ad, "I'll work with anybody in Washington who respects your tax dollars". You know, a lot of people I talked to were from the districts. Gray pledges to be a "willing partner" for the new administration. "I thought that the country would wake up at some point".