If Ossoff were to finish below the 50 percent threshold - as most Republican and even Democrats expected - he'd then enter a run-off against the second leading vote-getter, in all likelihood a Republican candidate.
The victor replaces Republican Tom Price, who stepped down to serve as Trump's Secretary of Health and Human Services.
The White House has claimed a special election in Georgia in which a young Democrat came first by nearly 30 points, was in fact a "big loss" for the party. Is Tuesday's vote a predictor of Democratic gains in 2018 mid-term elections? "Glad to be of help!"
Ossoff almost pulled off a major upset win in a district comprising some of Atlanta's wealthiest, best-educated suburbs - an area that has been represented in Congress by Republicans for almost four decades.
You just tweeted moments ago to Donald Trump, "thank you for the call this morning".
Democrats mostly consolidated support behind Ossoff, a 30-year-old filmmaker and former congressional aide.
At 84 percent of precincts reporting, Ossoff led with 48.6 percent of the vote, while Handel had 19.5 percent, according to the Associated Press. Indeed, Ossoff ended up winning over 60 percent of the early vote that was reported Tuesday night, and there was speculation on Twitter for a bit that he would win Round 1 outright.
The 6th district encompasses much of suburban Atlanta and until recently was considered a shoe-in for Republicans. If so, Ossoff would win outright in a district that hasn't been represented by a Democrat since 1979, in a race few gave him a serious chance of claiming as recently as February. Trump also recorded a robocall accusing Ossoff of planning to "flood our country with illegal immigrants".
Ossoff said on CNN that Trump was misinformed about his positions and that he was focused on issues affecting the northern Atlanta suburbs, not Washington.
With the slogan "Make Trump Furious", Ossoff aims to galvanize opposition to a president struggling with an approval rating that has not topped 50 percent since he took office on January 20, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling.
Pence, his wife Karen and two daughters walked inside the main hall of colorful Senso-ji temple Tuesday as incense burned. US exports to South Korea fell by $1.2 billion, while USA imports from South Korea grew by more than $13 billion.
He said "it would be a fantastic thing" if the two nations got along better but cautioned that "it may be just the opposite". Moscow has distanced itself from domestic U.S. tensions, neither supporting nor criticising Trump officially.
The Cleveland Browns now own the number one pick, and Cleveland taking a quarterback could be a possibility. Fox Sports writer Dieter Kurtenbach has Mahomes going into the second round to the Arizona Cardinals.
The platform will initiate a collaboration program between Baidu and other automobile giants and industry leaders. Baidu has invested heavily in the research and development of autonomous driving technology since 2015.
Biagini, Jason Grilli and closer Roberto Osuna combined for 3 2/3 runless innings as the Blue Jays snapped a two-game losing skid. BLUE JAYS KEY TRENDS: The Blue Jays are now 3-15 in their last 18 games overall and 1-7 in their last eight home games.
It is not clear how Trump, now a federal employee, will navigate continuing ties to far-flung foreign business interests. Instead, the first daughter officially put the business in a trust and gave control of it to her in-laws.
Gorsuch's first official act would be to participate in the justices' private April 13 conference to consider new cases to hear. Mitch McConnell is hardly apologetic for his role in securing for conservatives the ninth seat on the U.S.
Special elections will hold particular importance for Democrats this year, as Republicans now control both the House and Senate. The White House downplayed the results of Tuesday's congressional election in Georgia, calling it a major loss for Democrats.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in SBUX. The firm owned 2,374,287 shares of the coffee company's stock after buying an additional 834,500 shares during the period.
The Trump administration is hoping that China will help rein in North Korea in exchange for other considerations. Foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said China opposed words or actions that could further raise tension.
George insists comments were intended to motivate Pacers
The Cavs are finding their groove. "We're right there of what we know can become", James said. "We'll figure it out". Kyrie Irving is averaging 30 points and four assists while LeBron James is averaging 28.5 points and eight rebounds.
No-one will want to play Juve after ousting Barca - Bonucci
I'm annoyed we couldn't win the game because we tried with all our strength but we couldn't find the path to their goal". We can expect the same scenario today, but Juventus are little hard to defeat as they7 are much stronger than PSG .
For AIADMK, 2017 is not a repeat of 1989 merger
Sasikala was named the new party chief but was jailed within weeks after the Supreme Court found her guilty of corruption. Sengottaiyan, who was representing the Sasikala faction, said that there no talks took place regarding Sasikala also.
Facebook Takes Deeper Dive Into Augmented Reality
The Facebook founder also briefly addressed a tragedy that took place Monday, when a man posted video of a murder on Facebook . Each year, Facebook invites developers to gather and gain insight into what the social media giant has up its sleeve.