With no Abrams concession, Kemp presses forward in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Brian Kemp is behaving like he’s the next governor of Georgia, even though his Democratic rival Stacey Abrams insists there are votes left to count.

With a clear-but-narrow lead in unofficial returns, Kemp on Thursday stepped down as secretary of state.

He said he was turning his attention to his next job, but he’s also been under intense criticism for how he’s handled his own election so far.

The secretary of state’s office says there are fewer than 22,000 provisional ballots left to count. That would not enough to force a December runoff.

The Abrams campaign says there could be more pending votes, and they are using litigation to find out. They say the office Kemp ran until Thursday hasn’t been forthcoming enough about the details.

Associated Press

Associated Press

More News
StormtraCk 7 Weather
Waterloo
25°
Cedar Rapids
27°
Iowa City
28°
Dubuque
26°
Decorah
23°
Charles City
25°
Washington
27°
Prairie Du Chien
26°
TRACKING: Cold Tuesday with sunshine

TRACKING: Cold Tuesday with sunshine

Mostly sunny today, but still very cold with highs in the 20s, and wind chills in the teens. Milder

Connect With KWWL
Top Stories

Recent heavy rain causing sanitary sewer overflows

The Public Works Department is currently working to eliminate the overflows. 

UPDATE: Chris Soules enters written guilty plea in 2017 deadly crash case

Former "Bachelor" reality television star Chris Soules has now entered a written guilty plea in a court case connected to

Woman arrested in Virginia, accused of murdering Waterloo man

A woman has been arrested in connection to a Waterloo homicide case.

76 years since Sullivan brothers’ warship was bombed in WWII

Today marks 76 years since the USS Juneau was torpedoed during World War II.

Community to celebrate The Black Hawk Hotel’s 165th birthday

Eagle View Hospitality invites the public to the 165th birthday celebration of The Black Hawk Hotel, which is Cedar Falls'

Scroll to top
Skip to content