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Governor Hogan Op-Ed: Vote Perdue & Loeffler To Uphold Mandate For Moderation and Compromise

In case you missed it, Governor Hogan penned an op-ed in The Washington Examiner urging Georgians “to uphold America’s mandate for moderation and compromise by voting to keep David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler in the U.S. Senate.”

According to Governor Hogan, “this election should be about the future, not the past. And once you tune out the loudest voices, I believe the choice facing Georgians becomes clear. Do we want a one-party monopoly in Washington, or do we want to send a message to our federal leaders that no one party has all the answers or all the power?”

Read Governor Hogan’s Op-ed Here and Below.

Vote Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue to uphold moderation and compromise in the US Senate

Governor Larry Hogan

As a Republican governor in a deep-blue state, I know firsthand how one-party monopoly can wreak terrible consequences. In 2014, I ran for governor because I was fed up with career politicians in my state who had unchecked power to raise taxes and destroy our economy.

But I’ve also seen how a balanced government can deliver results. Over the past six years, I worked with a Democratic legislature to create the biggest economic turnaround in America by cutting taxes and regulations, reducing the cost of healthcare, and rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure.

Divided government is not automatically preferable to unified government, but does anyone really believe we will be better off today if either political party is given unchecked control in Washington? In the November election, Americans made it clear that they don’t.

Although Joe Biden won the White House, Republicans added a governorship in Montana, far exceeded expectations in Senate races, gained seats in the House and in state legislatures. The result was a mandate for moderation and compromise — not for more gridlock, extremism, and dysfunction.

There’s a lot of noise surrounding these runoff elections. Unprecedented money is pouring into Georgia to sway voters. And so much of the discussion in Washington and around the country remains focused on litigating the past election.

But ultimately, this election should be about the future, not the past.

This election will determine what the first two years of President-elect Biden’s administration will look like. And once you tune out the loudest voices, I believe the choice facing Georgians becomes clear.

Do we want a one-party monopoly in Washington, or do we want to send a message to our federal leaders that no one party has all the answers or all the power?

Do we want two years of divisive, toxic battles over packing the Supreme Court, abolishing the Senate filibuster, and pushing the Green New Deal, or do we want to take these destructive proposals off the table?

Do we want to unleash the extremes of both political parties, or do we want to empower leaders in Washington to find bipartisan, common-sense solutions to the challenges we face?

For the sake of our nation, I urge Georgians to uphold America’s mandate for moderation and compromise by voting to keep David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler in the U.S. Senate.