The Racial History Of Georgia's Runoff Elections

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tags: African American history, Georgia, 2020 elections



The winners in Georgia’s runoff election will tilt the balance of power in the U.S. Senate. So, what is a runoff election anyway and why don’t all states do it? Experts say it’s all rooted in racism and just another way to disenfranchise. We take a look.


Paula ReidWhite House correspondent for CBS News. (@PaulaReidCBS)

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst. (@JackBeattyNPR)

Adrienne Jones, political science professor, lawyer and pre-law advisor at Morehouse College. (@adriennemjns)

Cal Jillson, professor of political science at Southern Methodist University. Author of "Pursuing the American Dream." (@SMU)

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Charles Bullock, political science professor at the University of Georgia.

Deborah Scott, executive director of Georgia Stand-Up.

Ariel Singleton, organizer and executive assistant for Georgia Stand-Up.

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