The Brief: Internet users began sharing memes of Stacey Abrams, Jon Ossoff, and Mitch McConnell during the 2020 Georgia Senate runoffs on Jan. 5.


Georgia US Senate runoffs were held on Jan. 5. Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff both narrowly won their respective Senate races against GOP Senate candidate Kelly Loeffler and Republican incumbent Sen. David Perdue.

The Georgia Senate race is incredibly important, as the results of this race decide which political party has control over the Senate. With victories from both Warnock and Ossoff, there will be a 50-50 split, with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris acting as a tie-breaker. This gives Democrats a very thin majority, reports to Bloomberg.

Many praised politician and organizer Stacey Abrams for her work in getting Georgia voters to the polls for this race, as she did with the 2020 Presidential Race which saw Georgia pull in favor of Presidential-elect Joe Biden and Harris.

During the Georgia Senate runoffs, internet users began sharing memes regarding the results.

A Game Of Thrones reference:

Another version targeted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell who was instrumental in deciding how much aid American citizens would receive as part of a COVID relief stimulus package.

Another TV show reference:

A little word play:

Another imagined Abrams and Ossoff’s victory dance.

Many also called her a hero.