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GOP gov candidate Kemp resigns as Georgia secretary of state

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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 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 morning came as a hearing began for a lawsuit in which five voters asked that he be barred from exercising his duties in any future management of his own election tally. Democratic rival Stacey Abrams' campaign had repeatedly accused Kemp of...
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In Contentious Ga. Governor's Race, Kemp Resigns as Secretary of State

In Contentious Ga. Governor's Race, Kemp Resigns as Secretary of State

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Republican Brian Kemp resigned Thursday as Georgia's secretary of state, a day after his campaign said he has 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,...
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Georgia governor candidate resigns current post - but election results undetermined

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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High-profile U.S. races still unresolved two days after election

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A hard-fought race for governor in Georgia remained unresolved on Thursday, two days after U.S. elections, with Democrat Stacey Abrams forming a litigation team for possible legal challenges even as Republican Brian Kemp met with the state's current governor to begin planning his transition to the office.
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Georgia Governor Race: Brian Kemp resigns, campaign says he won; Stacy Abrams not conceding

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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.
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