Republican Brian Kemp will become the next governor of the state of Georgia. This happens after the campaigns of Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams were battling back and forth weeks after election day.
However, on Friday, Abrams admitted that, despite her campaigns’ lawsuits and allegations of voter suppression, she would not have been able to knock down Kemp’s percentage of the vote under 50. If that had had happened, it would have forced a December 4 runoff.
Now, while Abrams finally said that her campaign would not win and the Kemp would become the next governor, she said she was not conceding. Instead, she threw out more allegations of voter suppression, stating that she would be filing yet another lawsuit, this one against the state of Georgia for “mismanagement of this election and to protect future elections from unconstitutional actions.”
Why go out graciously, right?
Check out Abrams’ comments below:
Stacey Abrams: "I acknowledge that former Secretary of State Brian Kemp will be certified the victor in the 2018 gubernatorial elections."
Abrams adds that she's not conceding, just acknowledging the reality. She says a concession means that "an action is true, proper…" pic.twitter.com/37f42EWfpd
— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) November 16, 2018