Brian Kemp imageBrian Kemp
Republican Candidate
Georgia
Governor/Gubernatorial Race
Challenger
Brian Kemp is running as a Republican in the state of Georgia. Brian Kemp is a Challenger in the U.S. Governor/Gubernatorial race. Brian Kemp is running against Stacey Abrams in the U.S. Governor/Gubernatorial race. See our U.S. Governor/Gubernatorial race map and our Georgia Governor/Gubernatorial state map.

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US & Canada · Atlanta

Stacey Abrams wins Democratic nomination for Georgia governor

52% Left coverage: 29 sources
Former Sen. David Perdue conceded around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday night. Kemp was dominant in early returns from Tuesday's primary, outpacing Perdue by 50 percentage points. Perdue vowed to "fully" support Kemp in his general election race against Stacey Abrams.See the Story
David Perdue · Atlanta

Pence: Voting for Kemp sends ‘deafening message’ that GOP is the future

44% Left coverage: 16 sources
Former Vice President Mike Pence made an appearance in Georgia on the eve of the state's primary election. His appearance was an implicit rebuke of former running mate Donald Trump, who has endorsed Kemp's primary opponent, David Perdue. Kemp is leading in recent public polls, but Tuesday's election will proceed to a runoff if no candidate wins more than 50% of the vote.See the Story
Donald Trump · Georgia

Donald Trump rebuked with stinging losses in Georgia primary contests

80% Center coverage: 10 sources
Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia easily dispatched Donald Trump's hand-picked challenger. Kemp will face Democrat Stacey Abrams this fall in what will be one of the nation's most consequential governor's races. The GOP results, combined with the loss of the Trump-backed candidate for secretary of state, served as a stinging rebuke for the former president.See the Story
US & Canada

Abrams-Kemp slugfest promises to be pricey, long and ugly

74% Center coverage: 8 sources
Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp will face off in Georgia's governor's race. Kemp is eager to tie Abrams to President Joe Biden in this year's rematch. A new Georgia state law allows individuals to make unlimited contributions to Kemp and Abrams. Georgia politics, once sleepy and Republican-dominated, have never settled down since 2018.See the Story
David Perdue

Georgia primaries: Trump-backed Perdue trounced by Pence's pick

60% Left coverage: 5 sources
David Perdue, an ex-senator, challenged incumbent Brian Kemp in the Republican primaries. Kemp had rejected Mr Trump's pleas to overturn the 2020 Georgia election results. Mr Perdue was so far behind that he was defeated before half the votes were in. The result sets up a general election rematch between Mr Kemp and Democratic candidate Stacy Abrams.See the Story
Donald Trump

How Brian Kemp wrote the GOP playbook for subduing Trump's election fury

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has written and executed the playbook for extinguishing Donald Trump's fury in a Republican primary. Kemp dispatched with a Trump-backed rival who promised to do more to prevent what the former President has falsely claimed was a stolen election in Georgia. Trump's mission to elect more reliable allies on overturning his defeat in 2020 clearly failed.See the Story
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Texas shooting: America's gun control debate that never goes away

50% Center coverage: 4 sources
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem will speak Friday at the NRA convention in Texas. The governor's office says she had planned to speak prior to the Uvalde, Texas, shooting. The shooting killed at least 21 people, including 19 children and two teachers. In South Dakota, candidates often tout their standing with the NRA as a selling point.See the Story
David Perdue

[Opinion] Morning Digest: Georgia incumbents fend off Trump's Big Lie slate in Tuesday Republican primaries

Coverage: 2 sources
The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Daniel Donner, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Subscribe...See the Story
Opinion · Georgia

Georgia Republicans Soundly Reject Trump’s Meddling

50% Left coverage: 4 sources
Georgia Republican primary voters on Tuesday rejected former president Donald Trump's attempt to unseat Gov. Brian Kemp. Kemp easily defeated challenger David Perdue for their party's gubernatorial nomination. Kemp's was the highest profile test yet of Trump's pull in this year's primaries on behalf of candidates running heavily on his false claims.See the Story
David Perdue

Kemp tops Perdue, wins GOP gubernatorial nod without runoff

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Gov. Brian Kemp captured renomination for a second term Tuesday, defeating former U.S. Sen. David Perdue in the Republican primary without the need for a runoff.See the Story
Brian Kemp

The Jolt: Gov. Brian Kemp landslide boosts GOP outlook for November

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Now that we’ve had a bit more time since Tuesday’s primary to unpack these results, here are a few more takeaways.See the Story
Donald Trump

Trump called Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp a 'turncoat' and fought to defeat him. Here's why he won anyway.

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Georgia Democrats believe the friction between Trump and Kemp will help Abrams in November. Republicans said Gov. Brian Kemp prevailed because he ran his own race on his own record. Trump has lost some primary races but his views and his aggressiveness are practically Republican orthodoxy. Georgia's wild primary election got even wilder this week when Trump targets Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.See the Story

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