Jon Ossoff

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Jon Ossoff
United States Senator
from Georgia
Assumed office
January 20, 2021
Serving with Raphael Warnock
Preceded byDavid Perdue
Personal details
Thomas Jonathan Ossoff

(1987-02-16) February 16, 1987 (age 37)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Alisha Kramer (m. 2017)
EducationGeorgetown University (BSFS)
London School of Economics (MSc)
WebsiteCampaign website

Thomas Jonathan Ossoff (born February 16, 1987)[1] is an American documentary filmmaker and politician. Ossoff is the Senior United States Senator from Georgia since 2021. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

He was an unsuccessful candidate in the 2017 special election in Georgia's 6th congressional district.[2][3][4][5]

Ossoff ran against Republican Georgia Senator David Perdue in the 2020 election for United States Senate.[6] He won the election in a run-off race on January 5, 2021. Ossoff is the first Millennial senator to be elected.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. Mr. Thomas Jonathan Ossoff, Insight Twi Limited;[permanent dead link] (subscription required)
  2. "Insight TWI: The World Investigates".
  3. Bluestein, Greg (January 5, 2017). "A Democrat with a pile of cash commitments announces for Tom Price's seat". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Archived from the original on March 8, 2017. Retrieved February 20, 2017.
  4. "About Jon". Jon Ossoff for Congress. 2017. Archived from the original on 2017-02-22. Retrieved 2019-09-10.
  5. Bill Barrow (February 14, 2017). "Georgia special election shapes up as referendum on Trump". Associated Press.
  6. Astor, Maggie (2019-09-09). "Jon Ossoff Will Run for Senate in Georgia". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-09-10.
  7. Bill Bostock (January 6, 2020). "Jon Ossoff is the youngest Democrat elected to the Senate since Joe Biden in 1973". Business Insider. Retrieved January 6, 2020.