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This Day in Georgia History

November 05, 2002

Perdue Elected Governor

For the first time in over 130 years, Georgia elected a Republican governor - Sonny Perdue. In another surprising development, long-time Georgia state House of Representatives speaker Tom Murphy, a Democrat, was defeated in his bid for re-election.

To view an image from Sonny Perdue’s campaign, see the Georgia Archives.