>> Y'all ready to flip the sixth?>> The first big test for Democrats on whether they can translate Trump's low approval ratings into House seats is happening right now in Georgia. In suburban Atlanta, Democrat John Ossoff, a 30 year old political newcomer, is riding a grassroots wave of anti-Trump fervor to possibly capture a Congressional seat held by Republicans for decades.
Reuters political correspondent John Whitesides.>> Ossoff certainly has a chance at winning, he's got Democrats excited and Republicans at least a little bit nervous. April's special election fills the vacancy left by Tom Price, Trump's new Secretary of Health and Human Services, and one of 24 seats Democrats need to reclaim a house majority.
>> Ossoff's underdog Make Trump Furious campaign has helped him capture the hearts of national anti-Trump activists, and pushed him well ahead of his 17 rivals in the polls.>> Ossoff's raised a huge amount of money, particularly for a special congressional election
an off year. He raised 8.3 million in the first three months of the year.
Most of it, the vast majority from out of state.>> Georgia may seem like an unlikely venue for a Democratic revival. Trump won it by about five percentage points, and its voters have backed Republican nominees in eight of the last nine presidential contests. But a growing number of young and minority voters are moving to the suburbs of Atlanta, and the changing demographics have made the area fertile ground for Democrats.
Ossoff's best chance is to win the April 18th vote, that features all 18 candidates from both parties on the same ballot. If no one reaches 50%, the top two candidates square off on June 20th.