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Glenn: Georgia election shows a ‘fundamental shift’ – here’s why

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Republican Karen Handel beat Democrat Jon Ossoff to win the 6th Congressional District special election Tuesday in Georgia. The race had been hyped by Democrats as a signal ahead of the 2018 midterm elections and a chance to rebuke President Donald Trump.

The election was the most expensive House race in history, with the candidates together spending more than $50 million. Online donors poured $23 million into Ossoff’s campaign, many of them donors that were also giving money to “nominee funds” for Democrats in Republican-held districts, Politico reported.

The Ossoff-Handel race showed that money isn't the determining factor anymore in elections, Glenn Beck asserted on Wednesday’s “The Glenn Beck Radio Program.”

Ossoff drew massive out-of-state support, but millions in funding couldn’t buy him the election. Stu Burguiere compared his race to the 2016 presidential election and then-Republican nominee Donald Trump’s relatively low funding; he was far outspent by the Hillary Clinton campaign.

“I think we are so aware of the games that are played we just don’t believe it anymore,” Glenn said.

To see more from Glenn, visit his channel on TheBlaze and listen live to “The Glenn Beck Radio Program” with Glenn Beck, Pat Gray, Stu Burguiere and Jeffy Fisher weekdays 9 a.m.–noon ET on TheBlaze Radio Network.

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