Faith takes forefront as Georgia Senate runoffs heat up

Faith takes forefront as Georgia Senate runoffs heat up

Georgia Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate Raphael Warnock, left, and Jon Ossoff, right, gesture Nov. 15 toward a crowd during a campaign rally in Marietta, Ga.
Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Sen. Kelly Loeffler gestures Nov. 11 to supporters after speaking at a campaign rally in Marietta, Ga.
A young child holds an American flag Nov. 15 as Georgia Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Raphael Warnock speaks during a campaign rally in Marietta, Ga.
Bishop Reginald T. Jackson, the presiding prelate of the Sixth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, is supporting Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock in the two runoff elections for U.S. Senate in Georgia. “These runoffs are critically important,” Jackson said. “We want to make sure there is no decrease in turnout.”
Cathy Harrison, a supporter of Republican candidate Sen. Kelly Loeffler, reacts Nov. 3 at an election night watch party for Loeffler in Atlanta.
Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Sen. David Perdue speaks during a campaign rally Nov. 13, 2020, in Cumming, Ga. Conservative Christians are rallying behind Republican Perdue and Sen. Kelly Loeffler, while Black churches and liberal-leaning Jewish groups are backing Democratic challengers Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff.

Faith takes forefront as Georgia Senate runoffs heat up

Georgia Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate Raphael Warnock, left, and Jon Ossoff, right, gesture Nov. 15 toward a crowd during a campaign rally in Marietta, Ga.
Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Sen. Kelly Loeffler gestures Nov. 11 to supporters after speaking at a campaign rally in Marietta, Ga.
A young child holds an American flag Nov. 15 as Georgia Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Raphael Warnock speaks during a campaign rally in Marietta, Ga.
Bishop Reginald T. Jackson, the presiding prelate of the Sixth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, is supporting Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock in the two runoff elections for U.S. Senate in Georgia. “These runoffs are critically important,” Jackson said. “We want to make sure there is no decrease in turnout.”
Cathy Harrison, a supporter of Republican candidate Sen. Kelly Loeffler, reacts Nov. 3 at an election night watch party for Loeffler in Atlanta.
Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Sen. David Perdue speaks during a campaign rally Nov. 13, 2020, in Cumming, Ga. Conservative Christians are rallying behind Republican Perdue and Sen. Kelly Loeffler, while Black churches and liberal-leaning Jewish groups are backing Democratic challengers Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff.