Georgia's Special Election Has Been Longer Than Some Countries' National Elections

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The long-awaited special election in Georgia is finally happening. On Tuesday, people will head to the polls to cast their votes for either Democrat Jon Ossoff or Republican Karen Handel in the sixth congressional district special election in the Atlanta suburbs to replace Republican Tom Price. Price left his seat to become President Trump's health and human services secretary. That "long-awaited," though, has been pretty long. As FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver pointed out recently, between the runoff for Tuesday's race and the race itself, the U.K. has already gone through an entire election process. "The UK *literally initiated and completed an entire parliamentary election* in the time in between the GA-6 primary and runoff," he wrote. Only 51...

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