Former Georgia Republican Sen. David Perdue on Monday filed to run for election in 2022 against Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock.
Warnock defeated appointed Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler in a Jan. 5 runoff election to fill the rest of a vacated six-year time period.
Perdue misplaced his personal runoff election on Jan. 5 against Democratic Sen. Jon Ossoff, who gained’t face re-election till 2026.
Perdue’s loss tipped the stability of the Senate to Democrats. The 50-50 chamber is led by Democrats, with Vice President Kamala Harris breaking ties.
The ex-senator filed for re-election with the Federal Election Fee, however didn’t submit a press release to Twitter as of Monday night. His former marketing campaign web site is inactive.
Perdue served a single time period within the Senate and misplaced re-election amid bitter fallout from the Nov. three election.
President Biden narrowly gained Georgia, however former President Donald Trump claimed that was the results of fraud and slammed the state’s GOP governor and secretary of state.
Perdue, 71, is a former outsourcing professional and ex-CEO of Greenback Basic. His cousin, Sonny Perdue, is a former Georgia governor who served as Trump’s secretary of agriculture.