Douglas County gives majority of votes to Perdue, ...
by Tom Spigolon
10:17 AM, Wednesday, July 30
Douglas voters gave David Perdue 58 percent of their votes in the July 22 primary election runoff to help him defeat U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston for one of Georgia’s two U.S. Senate seats. Perdue, who will face Democrat Michelle Nunn in the November g...

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