Author: Lawton Sack

Governor Elect Kemp and Speaker Ralston on Abrams’ “Announcement”

In response to Stacey Abrams’ concession, Governor-elect Brian Kemp issued the following statement: “Moments ago, Stacey Abrams conceded the race and officially ended her campaign for governor. I appreciate her passion, hard work, and commitment to public service. “The election is over and hardworking Georgians are ready to move forward. We can no longer dwell

Abrams Concedes Governor’s Race

Ten days after the election, Democratic candidate for Governor Stacey Abrams, announced at 5:00 p.m. at a press conference at her campaign headquarters that she is conceding the Governor’s race. As part of her remarks, she stated that Georgia had failed its voters. She shared stories of problems people experienced while voting. She laid the

Abrams Launches New Ad About Voting Day Problems

Despite an ethics complaint filed by the Georgia Republican Party against her for running ads and calls from Brian Kemp for her to concede, Stacey Abrams has issued a new ad entitled “Problems.” SCRIPT: Reporter: There were a lot of problems at the polls. Reporter: Three voting machines were sent, but eight were supposed to

SOS Office Issues Statement on County Certification

Today Secretary of State Robyn A. Crittenden issues the following statement: “The Secretary of State’s office has been working closely with counties to ensure compliance with several judicial orders and existing statutes. Throughout this process, we have issued detailed guidance to county officials regarding compliance with these orders and, where necessary, recertification of their results.

Kemp: Updated Numbers Show Clear Victory

From a press release from Brian Kemp’s campaign: On Tuesday, Georgia counties reported their provisional and military/overseas ballot results to the Secretary of State’s office. Seven days after the November 6th election, businessman Brian Kemp’s lead without a runoff or recount remains clear and insurmountable. Even with lawsuits, publicity stunts, and television ads, Stacey Abrams

Special Session to Convene on Tuesday

A call was issued today by Gov. Nathan Deal to convene a special session for the Georgia General Assembly on Tuesday, November 13.  The special session will be limited to “providing emergency funding to state agencies and local governments following Hurricane Michael,” “ratifying Deal’s executive order dated July 30, 2018,” and “providing for general law

Sec. Kemp Submits Resignation to Gov. Deal

From a press release from Secretary of State’s office: On the morning of November 8, 2018, Secretary of State Brian Kemp tendered his resignation – effective at 11:59 AM – to Governor Nathan Deal. “We deeply appreciate Brian Kemp’s public service as Secretary of State. We will continue our work in this office on behalf