Candidates for US Senate in Georgia primary

U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss is not seeking reelection, opening up the race for a dozen candidates -- seven Republicans, four Democrats and a Libertarian.


  • Paul Broun - Congressman and physician
  • Art Gardner - Attorney and mechanical engineer
  • Phil Gingrey - Congressman, former state senator and physician
  • Derrick Grayson - Minister, network engineer and Navy veteran
  • Karen Handel - Former Secretary of State, former Fulton County Commission chairman and 2010 candidate for governor
  • Jack Kingston - Congressman, former state representative and former insurance broker
  • David Perdue - Businessman



  • Amanda Swafford - Former Flowery Branch City Councilwoman