Georgia 6th District Congressional Race A Test Of Millennial Voting Strength

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Originally published on June 19, 2017 3:30 pm

Tuesday’s election in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District has garnered national attention as a mini-referendum on the Trump administration. The race pits Republican Karen Handel, a 55-year-old former secretary of state, against Democrat Jon Ossoff, a 30-year-old filmmaker.

Pundits say the election will be a test of young voter turnout. But will a young candidate bring out young voters? Sam Whitehead (@sclaudwhitehead) of Here & Now contributor Georgia Public Broadcasting reports.

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