“The ad blackouts could create issues for Senate runoffs in Georgia in January, and possibly in Louisiana and Mississippi before then, when candidates in those races won’t be able to run paid communications on Google — taking away a major avenue to both communicate and fundraise.

‘We did [Louisiana Democrat] Foster Campbell’s [Senate] race in 2016 and money was POURING in after election night because he was the only race in town,’ Annie Levene of Rising Tide Interactive wrote in an email. ‘If we didn’t have the ability to run search ads, we would have lost out on a big share of that, and that’s what the Georgia race will be facing.’ Other candidates who could face this wall: Those headed into recounts.”

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