With the Presidential election in the rearview, the political world’s eyes have started turning toward two Senate races in Georgia. That includes the gaze of Florida Republicans, who enjoyed a better Tuesday than their Peach State compatriots and who feel anxious to lend a hand.
Joe Gruters, chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, said he’s had four conversations since Tuesday with Georgia Republican Party Chair David Shafer.
“I let him know we will do everything we can to assist them,” Gruters said. “We have a lot of volunteers and donors and will do whatever we can to hold on to those two Senate seats.”
Georgia ended up holding two Senate elections on Tuesday. Sen. David Perdue, the Republican incumbent, faced reelection challenge from Democrat Jon Ossoff and on Tuesday fell just shy of 50% and thus heads for a January runoff. Additionally, Sen. Kelly Loeffler, appointed to replace retired Sen. Johnny Isakson, also faced an election and came in second to Democrat Raphael Warnock, so those two will see a runoff as well.
Christian Ziegler, who grew up in Georgia, expects a huge fight and intends to lend his expertise.
“I want to make sure