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Georgia governor candidate resigns current post - but election results undetermined

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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's governor, even though his election rival is conceding nothing.
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In Georgia, Kemp Claims Victory, But Won't Oversee Potential Recount

In Georgia, Kemp Claims Victory, But Won't Oversee Potential Recount

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Brian Kemp announced he would resign as Georgia's Secretary of State Thursday after a lawsuit was filed calling it a conflict of interest for Kemp to oversee the vote count in the governor's race.
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Brian Kemp Resigns as Secretary of State After Claiming Victory in Georgia Governor's Race

Brian Kemp Resigns as Secretary of State After Claiming Victory in Georgia Governor's Race

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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.
Attorney Russ Willard with the attorney general's office of Georgia announced the resignation in federal court Thursday morning.
Willard said Kemp delivered a letter of resignation to Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday morning, and it is effective at 11:59 a.m.
The state said Kemp will not perform any election-related duties Thursday.
The announcement came ahead of a scheduled hearing...
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The Latest: Gov candidate Kemp resigns as secretary of state

8 monthes ago   |   By

ATLANTA - The Latest on the race for Georgia governor :
10 a.m.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp says he is resigning as Georgia's secretary of state.
Attorney Russ Willard with the attorney general's office of Georgia announced the resignation in federal court Thursday morning.
Willard said Kemp delivered a letter of resignation to Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday morning, and it is effective at 11:59 a.m.
The state said Kemp will not perform any election-related duties Thursday.
-- 8:30 a.m.
Republican Brian Kemp says he and his campaign are declaring victory because it isn't...
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Georgia's GOP gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp to resign as secretary of state

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Kemp is the state's top election official as he runs to become its governor.
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Stacey Abrams Campaign Speaks Out On Trifling Brian Kemp Trying To Claim He Won Georgia

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As NewsOne reported yesterday, Brian Kemp ‘s campaign claimed he won the governor race of Florida. However, the Associated Press , NBC and CNN did not call the race. Stacey Abrams ‘ campaign has now spoken out.
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According to CNN, the Abrams campaign said, “Our opponent has had his office declare himself the victor and we do not accept that.” They continued, “They are trying to force an outcome... without proof... and expecting everyone to go along with it.”
Cody Hall, the Kemp campaign's press secretary...
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Five Georgia Voters File Emergency Lawsuit Against Brian Kemp

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Stacey Abrams is fighting for votes in Georgia while the campaign for Brian Kemp is claiming he is the winner. Reportedly, there are several counties whose votes have not been counted in Georgia. Now five Georgia voters have filed a lawsuit against Kemp who is also the secretary of state, which means he is supervising the election.
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According to NBC News , five Georgia voters have filed a lawsuit against Kemp in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, which asks to stop him from...
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