Perdue endorsed current Georgia Governor Brian Kemp after the incumbent easily defeated Perdue in Tuesday's primary.
FiveThirtyEight reports that David Perdue, formerly a senator from Georgia, has failed to unseat Gov. Brian Kemp in the state's Republican primary. Despite name recognition and the endorsement of former President Donald Trump, Perdue failed to even keep Kemp under 50 percent of votes, which would have advanced them both to a runoff.
On the final day of a campaign that lost the plot as soon as it was announced, ex-Sen. David Perdue—Trump’s pick to challenge Gov. Brian Kemp for the GOP gubernatorial nomination in Georgia—decided he might as well get the media to call him a racist for a last-minute push.
US primary elections live updates: Governor Brian Kemp beats Trump-backed David Perdue in Georgia primary
Trump’s power over Republican party tested in gubernatorial and secretary of state races – follow for live updates and results
Gov. Brian Kemp did on Tuesday night what just months ago some might have thought impossible: win the Republican primary outright against Trump-backed challenger David Perdue. Perdue conceded at about 8:30 p.m., when results showed Kemp beating him by about a 3-to-1 margin. Kemp’s win in the state’s primary sets an example for races across […] The post Kemp stomps Trump-backed David Perdue in Georgia governor primary appeared first on Reporter Newspapers & Atlanta Intown.
Booze, burgers and Brian Kemp: Georgia Republicans revel in the incumbent governor's resounding win over Trump-endorsed David Perdue
"I'm pro-life. And I'm a girl that likes to carry her gun. And he protects that," one voter told Insider of her decision to vote for Kemp over Perdue.
Gov. Brian Kemp overwhelmingly defeated his Trump-backed challenger Tuesday, setting him up for a long-awaited rematch with his Democratic rival, Stacey Abrams. The contest between the governor and former U.S. Sen. David Perdue was originally expected to be competitive. But by the time Tuesday rolled around, Kemp was leading Perdue by 30 points in recent […] The post Kemp easily bests Trump-endorsed former Sen. David Perdue for GOP governor nod appeared first on Georgia Recorder.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Tuesday defeated former Sen. David Perdue in the state's Republican primary election for governor, handing former President Donald Trump his biggest electoral setback since his own defeat two years ago.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has defeated former Senator David Perdue in the Tuesday primary election. Kemp’s victory sets up another general election race against Democrat Stacey Abrams, who was unopposed in her primary. The November rematch of their 2018 contest is likely to be one of the nation’s most expensive and closely watched.
Republican voters gush about Marjorie Taylor Greene instead as she stumps for a struggling David Perdue ahead of Georgia primary
MAGA Republicans went crazy for Marjorie Taylor Greene, mostly just humored David Perdue during a lively joint campaign rally in northwest Georgia.
Georgia Republicans who despise Gov. Brian Kemp threaten to stay home this November if Trump-backed challenger David Perdue loses Tuesday's primary
MAGA world would rather sit out the Georgia governor's race in November than vote for the incumbent who certified President Joe Biden's 2020 win.
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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp won the Republican nomination for his state’s gubernatorial race, defeating Trump-endorsed former Sen. David Perdue, according to the Associated Press—dealing a blow to the endorsement power of former President Donald Trump, who viewed Kemp as one of his top Republican targets to knock off in the midterm primaries.