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The majority of Georgia voters want to eliminate runoff elections, according to a new survey conducted by The Atlanta Journal Constitution.

The survey found that 58 percent of registered Georgia voters want to abolish runoff elections when no candidate receives the majority of the vote, and instead declare the candidate with the highest number of votes the winner.

In the past two midterm election cycles, Georgia’s Senate races in November have gone to runoff elections that were key in determining the balance of the upper chamber.

In 2020, now-Senators Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossof each headed to a runoff and won. In 2022, Warnock’s election against Republican opponent Herschel Walter also came down to a runoff in December, when he clinched more than 50 percent of the vote.

Thirty-eight percent of Georgia voters said they did not support eliminating runoff elections.

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