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ATLANTA | Georgia’s Kemp says he’s governor-elect, Abrams fights on

ATLANTA — Republican Brian Kemp resigned Thursday as Georgia’s secretary of state, removing himself from the ongoing count of the governor’s election he says he’s already won. Kemp made his announcement in the governor’s office of the Georgia Capitol, standing beside the man he plans to replace in January. Republican Gov. Nathan Deal called Kemp … Continue reading ATLANTA | Georgia’s Kemp says he’s governor-elect, Abrams fights on

ATLANTA | Some Georgia polling hours extended as voters see long lines

ATLANTA — Voters in one of the nation’s most closely watched governor’s races cast ballots Tuesday amid an ongoing dispute about one of the candidates’ management of Georgia‘s elections system, leaving open the possibility that supporters on the losing side may not accept the outcome. Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams are meeting in … Continue reading ATLANTA | Some Georgia polling hours extended as voters see long lines

Alabama elections chief: ‘Unlikely’ Senate outcome changes

MONTGOMERY, Ala. /December 13, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  Alabama’s election chief says it is doubtful the outcome of the state’s U.S. Senate race will change, even as Republican Roy Moore looks to a possible recount. “It would be very unlikely for that to occur,” Secretary of State John Merrill said late Tuesday from his office at … Continue reading Alabama elections chief: ‘Unlikely’ Senate outcome changes