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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 | GOP gov candidate Kemp resigns as Georgia secretary of state

ATLANTA— Republican Brian Kemp resigned Thursday as Georgia’s secretary of state, a day after his campaign said he’s captured enough votes to become Georgia governor, even though his election rival is conceding nothing in one of the nation’s marquee midterm races. As the state’s top election official, Kemp oversaw the race, and his resignation Thursday … Continue reading ATLANTA | GOP gov candidate Kemp resigns as Georgia secretary of state