Jon Ossoff engaged to long-time girlfriend amid 6th District Race

Democrat Jon Ossoff is engaged to be married to his long-time girlfriend and Atlanta native, Alisha, the politician’s campaign confirmed Sunday.

The couple announced their engagement to their friends on Friday, according to a statement.

“They'd been planning to get engaged for some time. They've been together 12 years and were students together at Georgetown University,” the statement said.

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Alisha is a medical student at Emory University and is applying for residency as an OB/GYN.

Ossoff is running to fill an open U.S. House seat from Georgia's 6th Congressional District.

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