>> One day left.>> Democrats hoping frustration with President Donald Trump will translate to victory on Tuesday, when residents of suburban Atlanta vote to fill an open congressional seat in an area long dominated by Republicans. I'm Andy Sullivan in Sandy Springs, Georgia where Democrat Jon Ossoff is pushing for an upset victory that could rattle Washington.
And send a strong message that even here in Atlanta's conservative leaning suburbs voters aren't buying what President Trump is selling. Ossoff's insurgent campaign has attracted volunteers from all over the country. I spoke with people who came from New York City, New Hampshire, even Oregon because they said they wanted to do everything they could to oppose Trump.
>> Before coming I checked Jonn Ossoff out and I knew that I supported him. But also I think it's important to make a statement to President Trump.>> With the slogan, make Trump furious, the 30 year old political newcomer is leading a crowded field of 17 candidates in the race to fill the seat that was wecated when Trump tapped Republican Tom Price to serve as his Health Secretary.
Is this more about refutating Trump or is it about what people in this district are looking for?>> Well, for every one volunteer from out of state, there are ten from in state. And it's a real boost for the thousands of volunteers from the community here. To see that kind of support and good will, it just motivates us further to get out to vote.
>> Ossoff raising a jaw dropping $8.3 million in the first three months of the year. That prompting Republicans to respond with heavy spending of their own. Former house speaker Newt Gingrich recording robo-calls for Republican candidate Judson Hill. While Trump criticizing Ossoff on Twitter as a liberal Democrat who would protect criminals, allow illegal immigration and raise taxes.
>> Hi, I'm Samuel L Jackson.>> Democrats have recruited actor Samuel L Jackson to record radio spots urging voters to stop Donald Trump.>> We have to channel the great vengeance and furious anger we have for this administration into votes at the ballot box.>> Tuesday's vote will narrow the field down to two candidates, unless Ossoff or someone else gets more than 50% outright.
>> We'll be ready to fight and win a runoff.>> Now, it's easy to over analyze the results of a special election like this. After all this is only one Congressional district. And all 435 members of the House of Representatives don't go up for reelection until a year and a half from now.
A lot can change between now and then. Still this election will sure to be seen as a bellwether of sorts, reading of the national mood. And giving Democrats a sense of whether they have any chance of winning control of the House next year.