Perdue files to run for Senate against Warnock in 2022

Perdue files to run for Senate against Warnock in 2022

February 16, 2021

Sen. Perdue on Big Tech executives donating big money to Ossoff ahead of Georgia Senate runoff election

Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., points out that his Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff ‘raised twice as much money in California as he did in the state of Georgia.’

EXCLUSIVE: Former Sen. David Perdue filed Federal Election Commission paperwork Monday to become a candidate to run for Senate in 2022, Fox News has learned.

Perdue, who lost re-election to Sen. Jon Osoff, D-Ga., during Georgia’s Senate runoff election on Jan. 5, filed FEC paperwork on Monday evening, designating a “principal campaign committee” titled: “Perdue for Senate.”

A source familiar told Fox News that Perdue would not be running for his old seat, as it is not up for re-election, but rather the seat now held by Freshman Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga.

Warnock defeated Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., who was appointed by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp.

Perdue has not formally announced his candidacy for 2022, but the filing of paperwork on Monday is a key step in that direction, a source familiar told Fox News, saying the former senator will be making a final decision in the weeks ahead. 

The source told Fox News that Perdue is leaning toward running. 

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