Stacey Abrams Continues To Question Legitimacy Of The Gubernatorial Election, Despite Losing By 50,000 Votes

Washington Free Beacon | 11/18/2018 | Cameron Cawthorne
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BY: Cameron Cawthorne

Georgia's failed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams on Sunday continued to question the legitimacy of the election she lost by 50,000 votes to Republican governor-elect Brian Kemp.

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Abrams appeared on CNN's "State of the Union" where she was asked to respond to Sen. Sherrod Brown's (D., Ohio) comment about her election being "stolen" if she did not win. Brown was speaking in front of the left-wing advocacy group National Action Network earlier in the week when he said, "If Stacey Abrams doesn't win in Georgia, they stole it.

"Sherrod Brown says the election was stolen," host Jake Tapper said. " Do you agree that it was stolen and do you think that Brian Kemp is not the legitimate governor-elect of Georgia?"

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"The law, as it stands, says that he received an adequate number of votes to become the governor of Georgia, and I acknowledge the law as it stands. I am a lawyer by training and I am someone who's taken a Constitutional oath to uphold the law, but we know sometimes the law does not do what it should and something being legal does not make it right," Abrams said. "This is someone who has compromised our systems. He has compromised our Democratic systems and that is not appropriate."

Tapper did not appear satisfied with her response, prompting him to ask her again if she believes that Kemp is a "legitimate" governor-elect.

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Tapper pressed Abrams again, saying that she was not answering his question or using the word "legitimate."

"He is the legal governor of Georgia and here's the thing, Jake. I want to be very clear. Words have meaning and I've spent my lifetime not only as an...
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