Nov 16, 2018
Stacey Abrams to file lawsuit challenging Georgia election
Democrat Stacey Abrams on Friday acknowledged her Republican opponent Brian Kemp as the winner of the Georgia gubernatorial election, and said she will file a federal lawsuit challenging the “gross mismanagement” of Georgia’s election, the Associated Press reports.
Why it matters: After 10 days in limbo, Kemp has a 2% lead over Abrams with 50.2% of the vote — just above the 50% threshold needed for a runoff election in December.
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