Last week’s Senate runoffs in Georgia feel almost like an afterthought given that less than 24 hours after polls had closed, the U.S. Capitol was under siege by violent mobs that had been egged on by President Trump’s baseless claims of election fraud. As Georgia Republicans had feared for months, it was Trump’s myopic focus on overturning the result of his own election that had divided GOP voters. It made it impossible for incumbent Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler to effectively make their best argument — that their wins would be the firewall against a Democratic House and White House. It’s hard to make that connection when the president still believed he’d be inaugurated for a second term. Trump won’t be, and it’s newly-elected Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock who will take their oaths of office next week and not him. Their elections mark the first time Democrats have won a Senate seat in the Peach State in 20 years. With the help of Cook Political Report web editor and data guru Ally Flinn, these interactive maps show

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