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ATLANTA | The Latest: Kemp campaign: Abrams concession ‘long overdue’

ATLANTA — The Latest on the Georgia governor’s race (all times local): 9:30 a.m. A spokesman for Republican Brian Kemp says a concession in the Georgia governor’s race by Democrat Stacey Abrams is “long overdue.” The statement Monday comes in response to a federal lawsuit filed Sunday by Abrams’ campaign asking a judge to delay … Continue reading ATLANTA | The Latest: Kemp campaign: Abrams concession ‘long overdue’

ATLANTA | Democrat Abrams files new suit in Georgia governor’s race

ATLANTA — Stacey Abrams’ Democratic campaign filed a federal lawsuit Sunday asking a judge to delay vote certifications in Georgia unsettled governor’s race by one day and to make officials count any votes that were wrongly rejected. If successful, the suit would prevent officials from certifying county vote totals until Wednesday and could restore at … Continue reading ATLANTA | Democrat Abrams files new suit in Georgia governor’s race

ATLANTA | Georgia Democrat searching for votes days after election

ATLANTA  — In a frantic search by phone and on foot, volunteers have been trying to find ballots that could help Democrat Stacey Abrams close the gap against Republican Brian Kemp in Georgia’s unresolved race for governor. Kemp leads in unofficial returns, and he already has resigned as secretary of state to start a transition … Continue reading ATLANTA | Georgia Democrat searching for votes days after election

ATLANTA | Volunteers track down Georgia voters by phone and on foot

ATLANTA — Volunteers spread out Friday trying to find any ballots that could help Democrat Stacey Abrams close the gap against Republican Brian Kemp in their unsettled, too-close-to-call race for Georgia governor. Unofficial returns show Kemp with an advantage, and he’s already resigned as secretary of state to start a transition with the blessing of … Continue reading ATLANTA | Volunteers track down Georgia voters by phone and on foot

ATLANTA | AP EXPLAINS: A Georgia governor’s race, still going

ATLANTA— Democrats and Republicans nationwide had their eyes trained on Georgia to see whether the emerging battleground state, would elect the first black woman governor in American history or double down on the Deep South’s GOP tendencies with an acolyte of President Donald Trump. But they’ll have to wait a little longer. Here’s a look … Continue reading ATLANTA | AP EXPLAINS: A Georgia governor’s race, still going

ATLANTA | Oprah, Trump, Obama: Georgia’s star-studded closing act

ATLANTA — In the final days in one of the nation’s hottest governor’s races, Oprah Winfrey and President Donald Trump, as well as former Presidents Barack Obama and Jimmy Carter and Vice President Mike Pence, are trying to put their imprint on the Georgia election. Winfrey joins Democratic nominee Stacey Abrams for two town hall-style … Continue reading ATLANTA | Oprah, Trump, Obama: Georgia’s star-studded closing act

ATLANTA | Voting access dominates Georgia debate between Abrams, Kemp

ATLANTA  — The first debate between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp in the race for Georgia governor was dominated by charges of voter suppression and counterclaims of encouraging illegal voting. Libertarian candidate Ted Metz also participated in Tuesday’s debate. Disputes over voting access took center stage at the debate, highlighting Abrams’ historic bid … Continue reading ATLANTA | Voting access dominates Georgia debate between Abrams, Kemp