A special election will be held on June 20, 2017, to determine the member of the United States House of Representatives for Georgia’s 6th congressional district. Republican Incumbent Tom Price resigned from the seat following his appointment and confirmation as the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services in the Trump Administration. A primary election occurred on April 18, 2017.
The candidates in the runoff will be Republican candidate Karen Handel and Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff. Ossoff received 48.1% of the vote and Handel received 19.8% of the vote. Democratic candidates combined to receive about 49 percent of the total vote, while Republican candidates combined to receive about 51 percent of the total vote.