|United States Senator|
|Assumed office |
January 20, 2021
Serving with Jon Ossoff
|Preceded by||Kelly Loeffler|
Raphael Gamaliel Warnock
July 23, 1969
Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
(m. 2016; div. 2020)
|Education||Morehouse College (BA)|
Union Theological Seminary (MDiv, MPhil, PhD)
|Church||Ebenezer Baptist Church|
Warnock ran in the 2020 Senate special election in Georgia against Senator Kelly Loeffler. In November 2020, Loeffler and Warnock advanced to the January 5, 2021 run-off election where he would go on to beat Loeffler.
Warnock was born in Savannah, Georgia.
References[change | change source]
- Fausset, Richard (January 30, 2020). "Citing 'Soul of Our Democracy,' Pastor of Dr. King's Church Enters Senate Race". The New York Times. Retrieved January 31, 2020.
- Barrow, Bill; Bynum, Russ; Peoples, Steve (January 6, 2020). "Warnock makes history with Senate win as Dems near majority". Associated Press. (11:05 am EST [see tweet https://twitter.com/AP/status/1346714442915000320])