It wasn’t the ‘Blue Wave’ that many were predicting, yet the Democrats did not go down easy during Tuesday’s midterm elections in Georgia. As this is written Republican candidate for governor Brian Kemp managed to hold off Democrat rival Stacey Abrams by some 2%, avoiding a runoff in a hard-fought victory.
Democrats came into the night with great hope that a swell of support – buoyed by strong early voting numbers – would spur a string of upsets, but the results never tightened up until late in the evening as Atlanta numbers came in and Abrams roared back. Many veteran political observers say they believe the absentee and provisional ballots will not be enough to change a Kemp victory.
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