Trump endorsements collapse in Georgia

Posted on AllSides May 25th, 2022
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Elections, 2022 Elections, Donald Trump, 2022 Georgia Gubernatorial Election, Brian Kemp, David Perdue
Photo Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios. Photos: Elijah Nouvelage, Drew Angerer and Bill Clark/Getty Images

The power of Donald Trump’s endorsement took a beating in Georgia's primaries as he failed to dislodge all of the Republican elected officials he targeted, including some he's publicly treated as sworn enemies.

Why it matters: Georgia was Ground Zero for Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election. His struggle to elevate candidates in the state who loudly echo his lies about stolen elections cast doubt on the 2020 election's continued salience for GOP voters — and may presage his weakened lock on the party.

Top target Gov. Brian Kemp handily...

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