Political Rewind: A Look At New Fundraising Numbers In Georgia Congressional Races

Feb 3, 2020

Monday on Political Rewind, new fundraising totals for Georgia candidates for the U.S. Senate show Republicans incumbent Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler have wide financial advantages over all Democratic challengers. Loeffler is making good on her promise to open her own checkbook for her race. She has already put $5 million into her campaign account.

But in the two hotly contested metro Atlanta races for the House, it is Democrats who have built big cash advantages.


In advance of Monday’s Iowa caucuses, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms spent another weekend stumping for Joe Biden in the Hawkeye State. We discussed caucusing prospects for each candidate.

Panelists:

Jim Galloway — Lead Political Writer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Tamar Hallerman — Senior Reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Kyle Hayes — Founder and Co-host of PeachPod: A Georgia Politics Podcast

Karen Owen — Political Science Professor, University of West Georgia