Brian Kemp’s victory in Georgia proves how the Republican Party is changing its tactics after Trump

One of the most closely watched races in the midterm elections was the race for Georgia’s governor. Republican Brian Kemp was facing off against Democrat Stacey Abrams. Late last night the race was too close to call, with hundreds of precincts not yet reporting — but in the end, Kemp came out victorious.

The race represents Democrats’ best chance in almost 20 years of winning a major statewide race in the state. The party has not won a race for Senator or governor in Georgia since 2000.

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