Peach Pundit Podcast: Perdue Event, Polling, Vernon Switching Races?, School Choice, and More.

We were Pye-less tonight as Jason was unavailable. But with two former politicians, the opinions were still coming strong. Here’s what we talked about:

  • David Perdue held a campaign event and a prominent State Senator flipped to Team Perdue.
  • Polling and fundraising in the GOP side of the Governor’s race favors Brian Kemp thusfar.
  • Rumors abound that Vernon Jones will stop running for Governor and will instead join the crowded field in the 10th Congressional race.
  • Long time GOP Representative Matt Dollar resigns to take a new job.
  • School choice bill HB 60 passed out of the House Education Committee and there were some memorable moments in the debate. Also, a fringe political actor attempts to hijack the bill for his own purposes.
  • Electric vehicle maker Rivian recently announced a $5B manufacturing plant in Georgia, but current law prohibits them from selling cars in Georgia. Will the Legislature fix that problem?
  • Why are so many football fans in Georgia rooting for the LA Rams in the Super Bowl?

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