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
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
A press release issued by the Stacey Abrams’ campaign states that she will deliver brief remarks at 5:00 p.m. from her campaign headquarters in Atlanta. The press release states that her “campaign has worked tirelessly since Election Day to ensure that every vote cast is counted” and that she “will highlight the work her campaign
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
The Georgia Senate will reconvene tomorrow, Saturday, November 17 at 8:30 a.m. to vote on the following: HB 1EX – Supplemental appropriations; State Fiscal Year July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019 (APPROP – 4th) Ralston – 7th HB 4EX – Income tax; tax credit for certain taxpayers based on certain expenses incurred due to
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.
Secretary of State Robyn Crittenden has issued a call to fill the seat vacated by Christan Coomer, who is now on the Georgia Court of Appeals. The press release with the details is as follows: ATLANTA – Notice is hereby given that a Special Republican Primary Election shall be held on December 18, 2018 in
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
State Sen. Nikema Williams (D-Atlanta) and 16 other participants protesting voter suppression at the state capitol were arrested Tuesday afternoon by capitol police. Williams, about to begin her first full term in the State Senate, jumped in to a crowd of protest leaders as police moved in to arrest them, a witness said. “They targeted
State Representative John Meadows passed away last night after a heroic fight against stomach cancer. He had a distinguished career of public service including serving in the Marine Corp, 13 years as the Mayor of Calhoun, 14 years as a state representative, and 8 years as the Chair of the powerful Georgia House Rules Committee.