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Jon Ossoff Has Never Voted in a Runoff Election, But He Wants You To

The 30-year-old is asking Georgians for their votes, but he has never voted in a runoff and can’t vote for himself because he lives outside the district…

By NTK Staff | 04.25.2017 @10:41am
Jon Ossoff Has Never Voted in a Runoff Election, But He Wants You To

Jon Ossoff wants your vote. He’s the 30-year-old Democrat running in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District. The only problem? He rarely ever votes himself.

A CNN report last week found that Ossoff did not vote in the 2012 presidential election. Instead of procuring an absentee ballot while studying at the London School of Economics, Ossoff chose not to exercise his civic duty.

Then on Tuesday, the Washington Free Beacon dropped an even bigger bombshell: Ossoff, who is in a runoff election with Republican Karen Handel, has never voted in a runoff election, despite numerous opportunities:

Ossoff registered to vote nine days too late to participate in the 2008 presidential primary, according to his file, so his first vote came as a registered Democrat in the July 15 Georgia primary. No candidate received over 50 percent of the vote in the primary, sending the race to an August 5 runoff three weeks later. Ossoff did not vote in that runoff.

Ossoff returned to the polls that year for the November 4 general election. Incumbent Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss fell short of 50 percent in the general, sending the race to a December 2 runoff that Ossoff also neglected.

Ossoff next showed up to vote in 2010 for a July 20 primary, but was a no-show for the August 10 runoff. He did show up for the November 2 general election.

Meanwhile, Ossoff is on the campaign trail asking voters to do what he never did: vote in a runoff election.

And the kicker? Ossoff lives outside of the GA-06 district, meaning he can’t vote for himself on June 20 either.

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