The field in Georgia’s U.S. Senate race grew again Wednesday with the formal entry of Republican businessman David Perdue, yet another political newcomer with a family legacy in high office.
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Home: Glynn County
Education: Bachelor’s and master’s degrees, Georgia Tech
Occupation: Founder of Perdue Partners LLC, a global training company; previously CEO of Dollar General, among other companies
Political experience: None
Family: Married 40 years to Bonnie; two children