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Ross Williams

Ross Williams

Ross Williams is a reporter for the Georgia Recorder. Before joining the outlet, Williams covered local and state government for the Marietta Daily Journal. Williams' reporting took him from City Hall to homeless camps, from the offices of business executives to the living rooms of grieving parents. His work earned recognition from the Georgia Associated Press Media Editors and the Georgia Press Association, including beat reporting, business writing and non-deadline reporting. A native of Cobb County, Williams holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Atlanta's Oglethorpe University and a master’s in journalism from Northwestern University.

Raphael Warnock wins U.S. Senate runoff, giving Democrats a 51-seat majority

By: - December 7, 2022

Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock will return to Washington to represent Georgia for the next six years after winning his Senate runoff Tuesday, handing Senate Democrats a coveted 51st seat. The Associated Press called the race at 10:26 p.m. Eastern Standard Time Tuesday. By early Wednesday morning, Warnock had 51.3% of the vote, edging out […]