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GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Brian Kemp Resigns as Georgia Secretary of State

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As the race between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp for governor of Georgia remains too close to call, Kemp has offered his resignation as the state's secretary of state.
Kemp sent a letter to current Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announcing that he was stepping down from his post effective Thursday, to focus on his "transition to gubernatorial administration." While Abrams has refused to concede and has suggested she will push for a recount , Kemp's campaign declared him the winner on Wednesday .
Kemp had faced criticism for maintaining his role as secretary of state...
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Brian Kemp Resigns as Georgia Secretary of State, With Governor's Race Still Disputed

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The race remains too close to call, and Stacey Abrams, his Democratic rival, insists a runoff is still possible. Mr. Kemp rebuffed calls for him to resign as secretary of state before Election Day.
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WATCH: Kemp claims win in governor's race, though ABC News has not projected a winner

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Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, who has declared victory in the gubernatorial race, says he is stepping down as the state's top election official to begin his transition to governor.
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Stacey Abrams won Cobb. But how did your neighbors vote?

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Much is still unknown about the super-tight, super-energized Georgia races of Tuesday. But here's what we do know: Democrat Stacey Abrams won Cobb County.
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Kemp Is So Sure He Won the Georgia Governor's Race, He Resigned as Secretary of State

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Brian Kemp has declared victory over Stacey Abrams in the Georgia governor's race and will step down as secretary of state while he starts the transition process.
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GOP gubernatorial candidate Kemp resigns as Georgia's secretary of state

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Kemp, the Republican candidate for governor, holds a narrowing lead over his Democratic opponent following Tuesday's vote.
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Who is Robyn Crittenden, Georgia's new secretary of state?

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Robyn Crittenden was appointed Georgia's 23rd secretary of state by Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday, filling the rest of Brian Kemp's term after he resigned.
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Brian Kemp Resigns As Georgia Secretary Of State, Amid Possible Runoff Against Stacey Abrams

Brian Kemp Resigns As Georgia Secretary Of State, Amid Possible Runoff Against Stacey Abrams

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Kemp had repeatedly resisted calls, including from Abrams' campaign, to resign from his post as the state's elections chief while running for governor.
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Stacey Abrams vows to fight on as tens of thousands of ballots are still uncounted in Georgia

Stacey Abrams vows to fight on as tens of thousands of ballots are still uncounted in Georgia

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams vowed on Wednesday to fight on, demanding that all provisional and mail-in ballots in Georgia's Democratic strongholds be counted before the race is called.
Republican Brian Kemp, meanwhile, declared victory and announced he'd be resigning from his position as secretary of state Thursday.
“We know our opponent has had the secretary of state's office declare he is the winner,” Abrams' campaign said on a press call Wednesday night. “We are here to say we don't accept that.”
Abrams currently trails Kemp by just 62,712 votes, according to the...
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Parties clash in Georgia over outstanding ballots in gov race

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Georgia Republican gubernatorial nominee Brian Kemp resigned as secretary of state on Thursday, declaring victory even as the outcome of the governor's race remains in limbo. Kemp, in a resignation letter to outgoing Gov. Nathan Deal, said he was stepping down from the office to focus on his transition work to the governor's mansion. "I hereby tender my resignation as Georgia's Secretary of State effective 11:59 a.m. on November 8, 2018 to focus on the transition to my gubernatorial administration," Kemp wrote in the letter. "Serving as Secretary of State has been an honor. I look forward...
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Kemp claims win in governor's race. ABC News has not projected a winner

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Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, who has declared victory in the governor's race says he is stepping down as the state's top election official at 11:59 am Thursday.
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Brian Kemp Resigns As Georgia's Secretary of State After Declaring Victory in Governor's Race, But Stacey Abrams Refuses to Concede

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The latest voter tally shows Brian Kemp leading Stacey Abrams by 63,000 votes with 100 percent of precincts reporting.
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