Some Democrats believed that Ossoff could pull off a victory in a district that has been solidly red since 1979 due to resentment against President Donald Trump and the seat's open status after the departure of Tom Price to Trump's cabinet.
The two Republican victories last night come as the latest set of close but no cigar losses for Democrats in special elections this year.
"This is the beginning of something much bigger than us", Ossoff said in his concession speech.
Democrats celebrated the fact that they had turned a conservative stronghold into a competitive district. He also called on Democrats to cooperate with him, saying "Democrats would do much better as a party if they got together with Republicans on Healthcare, Tax Cuts, Security".
Seven months after a majority in the district pulled the lever for the presidential candidate with an "R" on the ballot, they did the same in the special congressional election.
Ossoff ended up losing to RepublicanKaren Handel by a four-point margin - 51.9 to 48.1 percent.
Indeed, when Trump's White House tapped four Republican congressman for prominent posts in the GOP administration, the immediate assumption was that Republicans would have little trouble holding onto these seats.
Despite the defeat, Democrats could use this his hard-fought campaign as rallying cry for the 2018 elections. "Obstruction doesn't work!", President Trump tweeted.
A district that has been sending Republicans to Washington for almost four decades sent another one to our federal city on Tuesday. Democrats from coast to coast threw everything they had at this race, and Karen would not be defeated. Though many of Ossoff's donors came from outside of Georgia - in liberal states like California and New York - Handel had the edge in support from national political action committees, or PACs.
The loss also renewed the focus on Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, who was demonized by the GOP side in the Georgia race.
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