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Handel receives big endorsement as race for Georgia's 6th District continues

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DEKALB COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has announced its endorsement for Karen Handel in her bid to replace Tom Price in Georgia's 6th District race.

The private business group's CEO says Handel understands the needs of the state's business owners. A spokesperson didn't comment on how much money it plans to spend in Handel's behalf. Of course, she's running against Democrat Jon Ossoff.

Ossoff will speak at a business leaders lunch on Wednesday. The Tech Latino summit begins at 12 p.mm. at the Gathering Spot on Northyards Boulevard in Atlanta.

Absentee voting ahead of the June 20 runoff begins on May 2 while early, in-person voting begins on May 30. DeKalb County could open additional polling places as only two were open for April's special election.

The director of voter registration and elections told CBS46 News that they will decide on the locations during a May 11 meeting.

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