‘Democracy is at stake in this election’: Voter mobilization efforts in Georgia ramp up ahead of Senate runoff elections

If Georgia Democrats win a pair of U.S. Senate runoff races in January, they will take control of Congress in addition to the White House next year. If not, Republicans will retain the Senate — and their ability to stifle any attempts at passing progressive legislation. Despite widespread election fatigue, local organizers are ready to mobilize Georgia voters for the next nine weeks in the run up to the runoff elections. “Democracy is at stake in this election,” Deborah Scott, executive director of Georgia Stand UP, a progressive activist group, told Yahoo News.