Kemp, Abrams Headline Upcoming Midterm Elections

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Key Points
  • Georgia voters will choose once again between Brian Kemp and Stacey Abrams to become governor.
  • High early-voting turnout before the primary helped curb the hours-long lines and wait times seen in past Georgia elections.
  • Hundreds of thousands more ballots were cast in the Republican primary for governor than on the Democratic side.
The Gist Georgians flocked to the polls in record-breaking numbers for the 2022 primary elections. Battle lines have been drawn in several key races. Others head to runoffs in June.  What’s Happening Georgia held primaries on Tuesday to decide the nominees for key statewide offices in Georgia including governor, secretary of state and U.S. Senate. ...

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