The history behind the Georgia runoff’s racist roots

In January 2021, Georgia will face runoff elections to determine which party controls the U.S. Senate. But years ago, Georgia adopted the “county unit system,” which gave less populated but primarily white rural parts of the state more political power, disenfranchising black voters. NBC’s Priscilla Thompson joins Shep Smith to discuss the historical reason behind Georgia’s runoff vote. For access to live and exclusive video from CNBC subscribe to CNBC PRO:

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