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Georgia gubernatorial candidates sharply divided on key issues as midterms approach
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Georgia gubernatorial candidates sharply divided on key issues as midterms approach

While the races for control of the House and Senate are getting most of the headlines, Americans are paying close attention to several key gubernatorial races. In Georgia, it's a high stakes rematch of the 2018 election between Republican Gov. Brian Kemp and Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams.CBS News joined both candidates on their campaign buses as they traversed the Peach State, where voter turnout surpassed the the 2 million mark Thursday. With five days to go until Election Day, the economy, health care and crime are all taking center stage. "She said she would defund the police," Kemp said of Abrams. Abrams argued that Kemp has "lied repeatedly." "We want law enforcement, but we also want accountability," she said.  In regards to Ge...
More than 1 million people have voted early in Georgia
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More than 1 million people have voted early in Georgia

More than one million people have already voted in Georgia's 2022 elections, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced Wednesday."As of Wednesday morning, Georgia is well over the One Million mark with 1,017,732 voters casting their ballot during Early Voting," said Raffensperger, adding, "Georgia has had record Early Voting turnout since the first day of Early Voting this year, surging to nearly twice the number on the first day of Early Voting in 2018." Raffensperger celebrated the milestone on Twitter, congratulating Georgia voters and thanking local election officials. Congratulations, Georgia voters! We've reached 1 MILLION cast votes. Election officials deserve our thanks for rising to the challenge & working hard to serve our communities. Early Voting w...