Incumbent Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) easily defeated former Senator David Perdue Tuesday in a tough Republican gubernatorial primary battle.
With 9 percent of the precincts reporting at 7:51 p.m. ET, Kemp received more than 72 percent of the vote and was projected as the winner by Decision Desk HQ.
Kemp now advances to the general election on November 8 for a rematch with Democrat voting rights activist Stacey Abrams. The outcome of that race will affect the future of the nation, former Vice President Mike Pence told a crowd at a rally for Kemp on the eve of the primary.
“Stacey Abrams and Joe Biden want Georgia to embrace the failed socialist policies of the last century,” Pence said. “They want to stifle the liberties that generations of Americans fought to defend, but you know the future belongs to the free….


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