Why Doug Collins Needs to Win the Georgia Senate Race

As is well known, Georgia senator Johnny Isakson resigned in December due to health issues.  He never should have run for re-election in 2016, but that's another matter.  He had three years left in his term, and Governor Brian Kemp solicited applications from Georgians to fill his seat for 2020.  Kemp received hundreds of applications, one of which was from Representative Doug Collins, of my congressional district  —  the Georgia 9th.  Collins was President Trump's choice to replace Isakson.  The president reportedly asked Governor Kemp on several occasions to appoint Collins to the Senate, but Kemp bucked the president and chose political outsider and multimillionaire businesswoman Kelly Loeffler, co-owner of the WNBA team the Atlanta Dream. Loeffler will serve as senator during 2020, and then there will be a special election this November in which the voters will choose who will serve the last two...(Read Full Article)
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