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Raphael Warnock
Warnock in August 2020
United States Senator
from Georgia
Assumed office
January 20, 2021
Serving with Jon Ossoff
Preceded by Kelly Loeffler
Personal details
Born
Raphael Gamaliel Warnock

July 23, 1969 (1969-07-23) (age 51)
Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
Oulèye Ndoye
(m. 2016; div. 2020)
Children 2
Education Morehouse College (BA)
Union Theological Seminary (MDiv, MPhil, PhD)
Religion Christian
Denomination Baptist
Church Ebenezer Baptist Church

Raphael Gamaliel Warnock (born July 13, 1969) is an American pastor and politician. He is the Junior United States Senator from Georgia since 2021.

He has been the senior pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta since 2005, the same church Martin Luther King Jr. was pastor for.

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.


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