Top Georgia Republican Won’t Run for US Senate in 2022

Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan said in an interview aired on March 14 that he won’t run for the U.S. Senate in 2022. “You know what, my family and I have talked about it and we’re not going to run for the U.S. Senate seat. We’re going to stay focused on being the lieutenant governor here in Georgia and we’re going to focus hard on trying to rebuild this party, refocus GOP 2.0,” Duncan, a Republican, told NBC’s Meet the Press. The seat, currently held by Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), will be contested in 2022. Warnock won a special runoff election for the seat in January against incumbent Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to serve in place of Johnny Isakson, who had resigned due to health concerns. Former President Donald Trump has encouraged former NFL player Herschel Walker to challenge for the Senate seat in 2022. “Wouldn’t it be …

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