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David Perdue
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Candidate for
U.S. Senate, Georgia
Elections and appointments
Next primaryMay 20, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sGeorgia Tech
Master'sGeorgia Tech
ProfessionFormer CEO of Dollar General
Campaign website
David Perdue is a 2014 Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Georgia.[1]


Perdue was born in Macon, Georgia, and raised in Warner Robins.[2]

He earned a degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech.[2] He also earned his Master's in Operations Research from Georgia Tech.[2]


Perdue is the former CEO of Dollar General.[3]



See also: United States Senate elections in Georgia, 2014

Perdue is a 2014 Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Georgia.[1] He is seeking the nomination in the Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 4, 2014.

Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Perdue's reports.[4]

Third quarter fundraising report

Perdue invested $1 million of his own money into his campaign, having announced on October 10, 2013, that he donated $500,000 and loaned $500,000 to his campaign.[9] The investment boosted his fundraising fund to more than $1.8 million and left him with $1.3 million in cash on hand as of September 30, 2013.[9][10]

“I wouldn’t expect others to invest in a cause that I was not willing to invest in myself,” Perdue said in a statement. “However, I do not believe in self-funding a campaign. After these first weeks, I am confident that people are responding and we will have the resources needed to get our message out to the voters."[9]

As of October 2013, Perdue reported that he contributed or loaned his campaign a total of $1,132,733 from May 14, 2013, to September 30, 2013.[10] He contributed $632,733 and loaned his committee another $500,000 on September 30, 2013.[10]


Perdue is married with two sons and two grandsons.[2] He is a first cousin of former Gov. Sonny Perdue.[3]

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