Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp fends off Democrat Stacey Abrams for a second term, NBC News projects
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has secured another term, fending off Democrat Stacey Abrams in the duo’s second match-up, NBC News projected.
Kemp had consistently led Abrams, a strategist and former state House minority leader, in polls by a margin of more than 5 percentage points throughout the campaign. Unlike their last election, where Abrams lost by 1.4 percentage points, Kemp had a decided advantage this time as the incumbent governor with an above-water approval rating.
Abrams brought the issue of voting rights to the forefront of the national conversation after...