Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp Expected to Defeat Trump-Backed Challenger David Perdue in GOP Gubernatorial Primary

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp makes remarks during a visit to Adventure Outdoors gun shop as he pushes for a new state law to loosen requirements to carry a handgun in public, in Smyrna, Georgia, U.S. January 5, 2022. REUTERS/Alyssa Pointer/File Photo

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp will defeat Donald Trump-backed challenger, former Sen. David Perdue, CNN projects — a blow to the former President’s efforts to punish Kemp for refusing to overturn the 2020 presidential election results.

He’ll face Democrat Stacey Abrams, who ran unopposed in Tuesday’s primary, in a rematch of their 2018 race, which Abrams narrowly lost.

As election deniers backed by Trump vie for key posts in the Peach State — one of five states holding primaries Tuesday — the results are offering clues about the willingness of Republican voters to spurn the former President’s vanity campaigns and move on from his lies about the 2020 election.

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Georgia voters will also decide whether to replace GOP Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, who, like Kemp rebuffed Trump’s election entreaties, with a Trump-backed candidate in Rep. Jody Hice, who continues to falsely claim that Trump would have won Georgia if the election had been “fair.”

Candidates must receive more than 50% of the vote to avoid a runoff.

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SOURCE: CNN, Maeve Reston

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