Kemp resigning as Secretary of State

Kemp resigning as Secretary of State
Brian Kemp, Republican nominee for Georgia governor, resigned as Secretary of State. (Source: WALB)

ATLANTA, GA (WALB) - Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp said he is resigning as Georgia’s secretary of state.

Attorney Russ Willard with the attorney general’s office of Georgia announced the resignation in federal court Thursday morning.

Willard said Kemp delivered a letter of resignation to Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday morning, and it is effective at 11:59 a.m.

The state said Kemp will not perform any election-related duties Thursday.

Kemp's letter of resignation to the governor
Kemp's letter of resignation to the governor (GA Secretary of State)

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