Georgia Poll: Brian Kemp Holds 38-Point Lead over David Perdue

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Gov. Brian Kemp has a 38-point lead over former Sen. David Perdue in the Republican primary race for governor in Georgia, according to a new poll.

The poll, conducted by ARW Strategies from April 30 to May 1, found Kemp with 59.4 percent support compared to Perdue’s 21.5 percent support with about three weeks to go until the May 24 primary. Eleven percent of respondents said they were undecided on the race, and three other candidates received single-digit support.

The poll shows Kemp with his widest lead yet against Perdue, who launched a bid to unseat the governor in December and quickly received the backing of former President Donald Trump.

The poll, although conducted by a lesser known firm, reinforces other recent surveys that have indicated Kemp may reach or surpass 50 percent in the primary and therefore avoid a runoff scenario.

A runoff race could be costly and possibly shift momentum back toward Perdue, as well as consume four weeks of general election time that would be valuable for Republicans in their upcoming race against the uncontested Democrat gubernatorial candidate, Sta... (Read more)

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