Road to runoff elections begins in Georgia with control of Senate at stake

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — The road to the runoff started this week and all eyes are on Georgia with control of the Senate at stake.

Senators from Capitol Hill, including both from Florida, started to visit the Peach State this week to rally support in the two runoff races that will determine which party holds the majority in next year’s Senate.

Republican Sen. David Perdue is being challenged by Democrat Jon Ossoff. Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler, who was sworn in earlier this year after being appointed by the governor to fill the shoes of retired Sen. Johnny Isakson, is being challenged by Reverend Raphael Warnock.

“We gotta make sure we win,” Florida Sen. Rick Scott said. “Keep the Republican majority so we stop the socialist agenda.”

The Florida Republican hit the campaign trail on Friday on behalf of his GOP colleagues in Georgia. Fellow Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio stumped for Loeffler and Perdue earlier in the week.

“I think you’re gonna continue to see that momentum and those people come in across the country because they realize what’s at stake,” Loeffler’s Communications Director Stephen Lawson said.

The current status of the Senate is 50 Republicans and 48 Democrats. That means

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