So far, one race is called for the Democrats and another is too close to call.
“I am optimistic that Jon Ossoff will win in Georgia, Democrats will take back the Senate, and we’ll get America moving again,” Schumer said.
The decision of who gets control of the senate will be made with the Jon Ossoff and David Perdue race.
Democratic candidate Osoff declared victory, but the race is still too close to call this morning.
If he wins and flips the Senate, it would make Senator Schumer the first Jewish majority leader and the first from New York.
Mayor Bill de Blasio offered an early congratulations to Senator Schumer during his Tuesday morning press conference.
“Brooklyn’s own, New York City’s Chuck Schumer,” de Blasio said. “He could not be better for this city and for this nation.”
He added that having Senator Schumer as majority leader would, “allow us to finally get the support we need to move forward as a city and as a nation.”
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