Jon Ossoff

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Jon Ossoff
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Ossoff in November 2020
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 34)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Alisha Kramer
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. Retrieved February 20, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)