Former Rep. Doug Collins Won’t Enter US Senate Race in Georgia

Former Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) announced on April 26 he will not run in the 2022 race for a U.S. Senate seat representing Georgia. Collins said in a statement that he will not seek the seat or any other office in the next election cycle. “For those who may wonder, this is goodbye for now, but probably not forever. I do plan on staying involved in shaping our conservative message to help Republicans win back the House and the Senate and help more strong conservative candidates get elected here in Georgia,” he wrote. Collins jumped into the race to finish a six-year term that originally belonged to Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) after Isakson retired due to failing health. Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.), who was appointed to serve about a year in the seat, also ran, as did Raphael Warnock, a Democrat. Collins came in third. Loeffler and Warnock advanced to …

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