GOP Gov Candidate Kemp Resigns as Georgia Secretary of State

Attorney Russ Willard with the attorney general's office of Georgia announced the resignation in federal court Thursday morning.

Image via Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Brian Kemp resigned Thursday as Georgia's secretary of state, a day after his campaign said he's captured enough votes to become Georgia governor, even though his election rival is conceding nothing. Attorney Russ Willard with the attorney general's office of Georgia announced the resignation in federal court Thursday morning. Willard said Kemp delivered a letter of resignation to Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday morning, and it is effective at 11:59 a.m.… Read at AP News

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