Millions of Georgians have already cast ballots in a gubernatorial rematch four years in the making between Republican Incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams.
Both candidates hit the campaign trail running in the final stretch before Election Day to rally their base in hopes of avoiding a four-week runoff.
In 2018, Kemp narrowly beat Abrams by about 55,000 votes, but a diversifying electorate and increasingly close statewide margins have upped the stakes four years later.
While Kemp’s campaign four years ago hinged on hyper-conservative rhetoric and an endorsement by former President Donald Trump, this time around his bid looks much different.
The Republican has stayed focused on touting his record in office — specifically Georgia’s economic success after he decided not to shutter businesses during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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