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    Georgia Special Election Could Presage 2018 Midterms

    Is there an anti-Trump bump? Democrat Jon Ossoff, 30, hopes so as he faces off Tuesday against a bevy of GOP candidates for a vacant Georgia House seat. Republicans got nervous after a special election in a Kansas district President Trump won by 27 percentage points went Republican by less than seven. Trump took the Georgia 6th by only 2 points, and with Democratic money and an energized ground game boosting Ossoff’s chances, he could gain an outright majority — and avoid a June runoff — depending on notoriously unpredictable special election turnouts. 

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