Georgia Runoffs: Voters Take Stock of Their GOP Senators - WhoWhatWhy

Georgia Runoffs: Voters Take Stock of Their GOP Senators

Kelly Loeffler, David Perdue, COVID Relief
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Georgia voters go to the polls again in a month, this time for runoff elections that will determine which party controls the Senate and with it the fate of President-elect Joe Biden’s agenda. 

At a rally Saturday with President Trump in south Georgia, Sen. David Perdue warned that if he and fellow Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler lose in January the country will be on “the road to socialism.” 

Their Democratic opponents, Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock, have been attacking both of them for making multi-million dollar stock trades in advance of the pandemic while the senators helped hold up COVID-19 relief funds for countless Americans suffering through the economic downturn.


The cartoon above was created by DonkeyHotey for WhoWhatWhy from these images: Kelly Loeffler caricature (DonkeyHotey / Flickr – CC BY 2.0), David Perdue caricature (DonkeyHotey / Flickr – CC BY-SA 2.0), Perdue body (Gage Skidmore / Flickr – CC BY-SA 2.0), and NYSE (U.S. Department of Agriculture / Flickr).


Related front page panorama photo credit: Adapted by WhoWhatWhy sarahee / Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0).

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