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  Perdue, Sonny
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AffiliationRepublican  
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NameSonny Perdue
Address217 Houston Dr
Kathleen, Georgia 31047, United States
Emailinfo@votesonny.com
Website [Link]
Born December 20, 1946 (72 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedIndyGeorgia
Dec 15, 2017 10:37pm
Tags Conservative - Anti Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Anti Environment - Anti Marijuana Legalization - Anti-Civil Unions - Anti-Gay Marriage - Anti-Labor - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro Free Trade - Pro School Vouchers - Pro Sugar Subsidies - Pro- gun - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Life - Pro-Missile Defense - Pro-Smaller Government - Pro-Social Security Privatization - Pro-Tort Reform - Married - U.S. Air Force -
InfoSonny Perdue was born on December 20, 1946, in Perry, Georgia, to Ervin, a farmer, and Ophie, a teacher. Perdue attended Warner Robins High School and earned a doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Georgia. While at UGA, he played Georgia Bulldogs football as a walk on. He served in the United States Air Force from 1971 to 1974 and retired with the rank of Captain. Following a brief tenure as a practicing veterinarian in Raleigh, North Carolina, Perdue returned to Georgia and became a successful small-business owner in agribusiness and transportation. He is currently the owner of Houston Food and Grain and Agrostar, Inc. Both are based in Bonaire.

Sonny Perdue has served his local community, Central Georgia, his state and the nation for his entire adult life. He has been a businessman, community leader, Sunday School teacher, State Senator, Senate Majority Leader and President Pro Tempore of the Georgia State Senate, as well as an officer in the United States Air Force. As a State Senator, Sonny was recognized as a leading authority on numerous issues including agriculture, transportation, education, emerging technologies and economic development.




JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
03/31/2011-04/03/2011 Public Policy Polling 38.00% ( 9.0) 46.00% ( 6.0) 16.00% ( 3.0)
10/24/2010-10/24/2010 Rasmussen Reports 55.00% ( 2.0) 45.00% ( 1.0) 0.00% ( 4.0)
09/21/2010-09/21/2010 Rasmussen Reports 53.00% ( 4.0) 44.00% ( 5.0) 4.00% ( 3.0)
08/11/2010-08/11/2010 Rasmussen Reports 49.00% ( 0.0) 49.00% ( 1.0) 1.00% ( 2.0)
07/21/2010-07/21/2010 Rasmussen Reports 49.00% ( 3.0) 48.00% ( 3.0) 3.00% ( 0.0)
07/13/2010-07/13/2010 Rasmussen Reports 52.00% ( 2.0) 45.00% ( 1.0) 3.00% ( 0.0)
07/08/2010-07/13/2010 Mason-Dixon 45.00% ( 0.0) 42.00% ( 0.0) 13.00% ( 0.0)
05/20/2010-05/20/2010 Rasmussen Reports 54.00% ( 1.0) 44.00% ( 2.0) 3.00% ( 0.0)
04/22/2010-04/22/2010 Rasmussen Reports 55.00% ( 1.0) 42.00% ( 1.0) 3.00% ( 0.0)
03/17/2010-03/17/2010 Rasmussen Reports 54.00% ( 4.0) 43.00% ( 6.0) 3.00% ( 3.0)

BOOKS
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EVENTS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Mar 25, 2010 02:00pm News Georgia Governor Will Appoint ‘Special Attorney General’ to Sue Over Health Care  Article Servo 
Nov 14, 2007 07:00am Blog Entry And God Said No, Again  Article ArmyDem 
Nov 14, 2007 02:05am General Georgia governor leads prayer for rain  Article Andy 
Mar 19, 2007 09:00pm News Ga. gov. skeptical of slavery apology  Article The Sunset Provision 
Aug 31, 2006 03:35pm Analysis How tax law saved Perdue $100,000  Article RP 
May 15, 2006 09:00pm Amusing Dancing Away the (Prom) Night. With the Governor. At His Mansion.  Article Monsieur 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 9.00000 Average

FAMILY
Father George Ervin Perdue, Jr. 0000-
Grandfather <FNU> Perdue 0000-
Uncle David Alfred Perdue, Sr. 0000-
1st Cousin David Perdue 1949-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  04/24/2017 US Secretary of Agriculture Won 87.88% (+76.77%)
  11/07/2006 GA Governor Won 57.94% (+19.73%)
  07/18/2006 GA Governor - R Primary Won 88.43% (+76.86%)
  11/05/2002 GA Governor Won 51.39% (+5.16%)
  08/20/2002 GA Governor - R Primary Won 50.83% (+22.89%)
  11/07/2000 GA State Senate 018 Won 69.21% (+38.43%)
  11/03/1998 GA State Senate 018 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  04/18/1998 GA State Senate 018 - Party Switch Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1996 GA State Senate 018 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1994 GA State Senate 18 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1992 GA State Senate 18 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1990 GA Senate 18 Won 70.53% (+41.06%)
  08/20/1990 GA State Senate 18 - D Runoff Won 52.54% (+5.07%)
  07/27/1990 GA State Senate 18 - D Primary Won 49.72% (+14.10%)
ENDORSEMENTS
GA US President - R Primary - Mar 01, 2016 R Mike Huckabee
GA US President - R Primary - Mar 01, 2016 R Jeb Bush
GA State Senate 06 - R Primary - Jul 31, 2012 R Josh Belinfante
GA State House 117 - R Primary - Jul 31, 2012 R Douglas McKillip
GA US President - R Primary - Mar 06, 2012 R Tim Pawlenty
US President - R Primaries - Jun 26, 2012 R Tim Pawlenty
GA District 7 - R Primary - Jul 20, 2010 R Clay Cox
GA Referendum (Gay Marriage Ban) - Nov 02, 2004 YES Yes
GA Supreme Court Justice - Jul 20, 2004 N Grant Brantley