Projection: Democrats win both senate races in Georgia giving party control of Congress

Voters return to their vehicles after early voting for the Senate runoff election, at Ron Anderson Recreation Center, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, in Powder Springs, Ga. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
Voters return to their vehicles after early voting for the Senate runoff election, at Ron Anderson Recreation Center, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, in Powder Springs, Ga. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

Both the Associated Press and NBC News have projected Wednesday that Democrats will win both senate races in Georgia, giving the party control of Congress.

Both Senate seats in the Peach State were up for grabs during a runoff that was held Tuesday.

Below are the latest results.

U.S. Senate: Kelly Loeffler vs. Raphael Warnock

Pastor challenging senator appointed by Gov. Brian Kemp to fill remaining two years of term of Sen. Johnny Isakson, who resigned in late 2019.

Candidate

Votes

%

Raphael Warnock(D)
2,288,92351%
Kelly Loeffler(R)
2,195,37349%
100% of Precincts Reporting

(2,656 / 2,656)

U.S. Senate: Jon Ossoff vs. David Perdue

Documentary filmmaker challenging incumbent senator for a six-year term.

Candidate

Votes

%

Jon Ossoff(D)
2,269,73851%
David Perdue(R)
2,214,50649%
100% of Precincts Reporting

(2,656 / 2,656)