(LibertySociety.com) – Georgia Governor Brian Kemp (R) is facing tough opposition from both sides of the aisle. That doesn’t bode well for his chances of re-election in 2022.
Former President Donald Trump felt Kemp didn’t do enough to address the allegations of voter fraud in the state. The governor tried to get back into the Trump wing’s good graces by signing an election security bill into law, but the former president has said it didn’t go far enough.
Former Chairman of the GOP Chuck Clay told The Hill that Trump’s popularity and his feeling that the election was stolen has made it “very dangerous” for Kemp’s shot at re-election. The governor is already facing a primary challenge from former state Rep. Vernon Jones, and more candidates will likely jump into the race.
Democrat-turned-Republican @RepVernonJones is launching a 2022 bid for governor of #Georgia against incumbent @GovKemp, who lost favor with former President Trump and many Republicans over his state’s handling of the 2020 election. https://t.co/R2Gg8UNTPf
— The Epoch Times (@EpochTimes) April 17, 2021
On the other side of the aisle, Democrats are launching a fight of their own to oust the first-term governor. The Left, already angry about his win against Stacy Abrams in 2018, is infuriated about the election security bill. With attacks from both sides of the aisle, it’s clear Kemp is in a fight for his political career.
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