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U.S. Vote Foundation has a long history of post-election research starting with the 2004 General Election and every general election cycle since then. The 2022 Midterm General Election year was no exception. We opted for a short, 3-5 minute survey to get a finger on the pulse of the voter experience in this election year.
Fascinating! That's the word we give to this year's post-election survey results. Satisfaction DOWN. Motivation UP. You might wonder, how is that?
Our new 2022 Voter Experience Survey Report is now available. Have a look, and get the answers you seek!
What's in it for me? Isn't the Senate already decided?
The Georgia Senate Seat currently held by incumbent Raphael Warnock is headed for a runoff on December 6, 2022. When no Senate candidate garnered more than 50% of the vote during the General Election on November 8, 2022, in Georgia, a runoff election was automatically triggered.
Why should you care about an election in Georgia when the balance of power has already been decided in the Senate?
Unless you’ve been asleep for the last two years, you cannot have missed how much one vote in the Senate mattered when considering major legislation.
Election 2022 has been full of surprises, and chief among them is the fact that control of the Senate was not decided until 5 days following the November 8th election. Even then, while the Democrats have secured the lead, it remains to be seen just how much of a majority they will hold for the new congressional term. This question will be settled through a runoff election in Georgia on Tuesday, December 6, 2022.
The November 8th General Election race to represent Georgia in the United State Senate failed to give either candidate a clear majority of the votes, and under state law, the lack of majority means the two candidates with the largest plurality of votes have to face each other again in a runoff election.