Around the South for Mar. 28: GA, NC & FL

Georgia: Perdue cites voter frustration.  Sen. David Perdue (R) said in an op-ed in that a “dangerous power vacuum” caused by officeholders paying attention to special interests rather than voters’ concerns “has completely shifted the political paradigm… There is now a disconnect between the Washington political class and everybody else – the insiders versus the outsiders.” …….

North Carolina: Burr leads, but Trump could hurt him. A Public Policy Polling (D) firm showed US Sen. Richard Burr (R) with a 40% to 35% lead over Deborah Ross, the Democratic nominee; Libertarian Sean Hill drew 7%. But if Donald Trump is the presidential nominee, 48% of voters would be less likely to support Burr compared to 22% who would be more likely to vote for him …….

Florida: Scott signs pro-life bill. Gov. Richard Scott (R) last Friday signed into law a bill that places severe restrictions on abortion clinics and removes all state funding for Planned Parenthood. The new law takes effect on July 1, reports the Orlando Sentinel …….