Votes are still being counted in Georgia, drawing out the election of governor.
Republican Brian Kemp, who holds the majority and is expected to keep it, has asked Democrat Stacey Abrams to concede. Yet Abrams has vowed to stick it out and is receiving support from civil rights groups.
A statement issued by Kemp’s campaign claimed that there was not enough votes left for Abrams to merit a runoff, certainly not enough to win.
Yet civil rights groups like the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People continue to stand behind Abrams. They rally for her to keep her word in waiting until “every” vote is counted.
Kemp unofficially holds 50.3% of the votes holding somewhere around 63,000 more than Abrams. But there are some provisional and military ballots to be counted.
Kemp’s campaign holds that a max of 17,495 are outstanding, not enough to merit the holdover. While Abram’s campaign alleges that a minimum of 30,823 votes remain, which might be enough to change things if the majority supported Abrams.
This battle doesn’t look to be winding down, but one way or another a result must prevail on the 20th.