Gov’s race: Dems doubt Kemp’s claim of ‘insurmountable lead’

ATLANTA (AP) – Republican Brian Kemp is claiming results certified by county election officials confirm he has an “insurmountable lead” in the Georgia governor’s race.

But Georgia Democrats are casting public doubts on the legitimacy of any election count that ends with the former secretary of state being certified the winner of the race against Stacey Abrams, who’s seeking to become the first black woman elected governor in the U.S.

Abrams’ campaign manager Lauren Groh-Wargo said at a news conference Wednesday at the Georgia Capitol that her group believes Kemp “mismanaged this election to sway it in his favor.”

Groh-Wargo previously said the Abrams campaign believes she needs a net gain of about 17,700 votes to pull Kemp below a majority threshold and force a Dec. 4 runoff

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