• Brian Kemp Resigns as Georgia Secretary of State, With Governor's Race Still Disputed

    12 days ago - By NY Times

    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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  • GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Brian Kemp Resigns as Georgia Secretary of State

    12 days ago - By Fortune

    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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  • Kemp Is So Sure He Won the Georgia Governor's Race, He Resigned as Secretary of State

    12 days ago - By Slate

    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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  • Who is Robyn Crittenden, Georgia's new secretary of state?

    12 days ago - By AJC

    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

    12 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    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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  • GOP gov candidate Kemp resigns as Georgia secretary of state

    12 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    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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  • GOP gubernatorial candidate Kemp resigns as Georgia's secretary of state

    12 days ago - By NBC News

    Kemp, the Republican candidate for governor, holds a narrowing lead over his Democratic opponent following Tuesday's vote.
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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

    12 days ago - By Newser

    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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  • Brian Kemp steps down as Georgia's secretary of state

    Brian Kemp steps down as Georgia's secretary of state

    12 days ago - By New York Post

    Republican Brian Kemp said he is stepping down as Georgia's secretary of state after declaring he won a “clear and convincing victory” in the governor's race - even though his Democratic opponent has refused to concede and is calling for a runoff, according to a report on Thursday. Kemp is moving ahead with creating a...
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  • Kemp claims win in governor's race. ABC News has not projected a winner

    12 days ago - By ABC News

    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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  • Parties clash in Georgia over outstanding ballots in gov race

    12 days ago - By Politico

    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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  • Brian Kemp Resigns As Georgia's Secretary of State After Declaring Victory in Governor's Race, But Stacey Abrams Refuses to Concede

    12 days ago - By Newsweek

    The latest voter tally shows Brian Kemp leading Stacey Abrams by 63,000 votes with 100 percent of precincts reporting.
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  • Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp declares victory, announces resignation as state's secretary of state

    12 days ago - By The Washington Post

    Kemp said he was moving forward with the gubernatorial transition, though the Associated Press had not yet called the race and his Democratic opponent, Stacey Abrams, has not conceded. “We're in court this morning still dealing with a lot of these quite honestly ridiculous lawsuits,” Kemp told reporters at a news conference. “We're going to...
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  • CORRECTS: GOP governor candidate Brian Kemp resigns as Georgia's secretary of state, effective at 11:59 a.m. Thursday

    12 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    ATLANTA - CORRECTS: GOP governor candidate Brian Kemp resigns as Georgia's secretary of state, effective at 11:59 a.m. Thursday. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said Thursday night)
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