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ATHENS, GA - NOVEMBER 06: Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp attends the Election Night event at the Classic Center on November 6, 2018 in Athens, Georgia. Kemp is in a close race with Democrat Stacey Abrams. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

It looks like Governor Brian Kemp has easily won the Republican nomination, defeating opponent David Perdue by a wide margin.  He will face Democrat Stacey Abrams, who was running unopposed, in November.