'It's a Mistruth': Kemp Rejects Abrams' Claims of Voter Suppression in GA Governor's Race
Abrams claims less polling locations set up in urban areas.
Georgia Gov.-elect Brian Kemp pushed back Tuesday on "Fox & Friends" on the accusations of voter suppression made by his Democratic opponent.
Kemp (R) defeated Stacey Abrams by about 55,000 votes, but Abrams partially blamed the defeat on more than a million voters being removed from the state's rolls while Kemp served as secretary of state.
After admitting last week she couldn't defeat Kemp, Abrams repeatedly refused to acknowledge him as the legitimate governor-elect.
"The election's been certified. This is indeed over," Kemp said Tuesday, adding it's unfair for Abrams to blame local elections officials when it comes to voter registration.
"We have a million more people on the rolls because I pushed for and implemented online voter registration," he said.
Abrams also said in an interview that democracy "failed" in the state of Georgia.
"Will I say that this election was not tainted, was not a disinvestment and a disenfranchisement of thousands of voters? I will not say that," she told CNN.
She also claimed that there was "deliberate interference" in the election.
"I believe it began eight years ago with the systematic disenfranchisement of more than a million voters," she said.
Kemp said on Tuesday that Abrams' claim that he set up less polling locations in urban areas is "a mistruth."
"She's blaming me for a problem that [Democrats] created. It's just ridiculous, and people didn't buy it in this election."