Douglas Allen Collins (born August 16, 1966) is an American politician currently serving as the U.S. representative for Georgia’s 9th congressional district since 2013. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 2007, representing the 27th district, which includes portions of Hall County, Lumpkin County and White County. Collins also serves as a chaplain in the U.S. Air Force Reserve with the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Collins ran for the U.S. Senate in 2020. He finished in third place behind Democrat Raphael Warnock and incumbent Republican Kelly Loeffler in the state’s open primary, thus failing to make it to the top-two runoff. Collins had opted out of a House reelection bid to run for the Senate and will be succeeded in the House by Andrew Clyde