(RepublicanReport.com) – After the presidential election in November of last year, the nation’s focus switched to the January Senate runoff races set to take place in Georgia. The two votes, which decided the balance of power in the Senate, both went to Democrat candidates.
One of these was a special election to fill the remaining two years of Republican Johnny Isakson’s term, after he retired for health reasons. Incumbent Democrat Senator Raphael Warnock will be running again in 2022. David Perdue, who lost the other runoff vote in Georgia in January, indicated he was considering a run for the seat. However, on Tuesday, February 23, he announced he would not be putting his name forward.
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In a statement, Perdue said he had made a “personal decision” not to run. He added he was confident that whoever did run on the GOP ticket would overcome their opponent.
This news leads to the question of who will end up running for the seat. Kelly Loeffler, who lost to Raphael Warnock in January, has already said she may put her name forward.
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