Democrat Stacey Abrams, who acknowledged defeat Friday in her bid to be Georgia’s next governor, refused to say Sunday that her Republican opponent, Brian Kemp, was the “legitimate” governor-elect.
Abrams has long decried Kemp’s voter role purges and other measures as voter suppression in his since-resigned role as secretary of state, and said Friday that she would sue the state ” for the gross mismanagement of this election and to protect future elections from unconstitutional actions.” Watch below:
Stacey Abrams, asked if Brian Kemp is the "legitimate" governor-elect of Georgia, says he will be the "legal" governor.
"Words have meaning," she says. "I'm very careful with the words I choose." pic.twitter.com/xfU7o69wN2
— TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) November 18, 2018