Secretary of State Kemp Certifies General Election Run-off Results
Atlanta – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp today certified the results for the November 30, 2010 General Election Run-off. The certified results of state and federal races can be found on the Secretary of State’s website: http://sos.ga.gov/elections.
In certifying the results, the Secretary of State affirmed that all 159 counties have provided to the state the total votes tabulated for each state candidate. Further, the Secretary of State affirms that the statewide consolidated returns for state offices are a true and correct tabulation of the certified returns received by this office from each county.
Additionally, with the certification, the time period for a candidate for state office to request a recount begins. Certification does not preclude the state from continuing any current investigations related to the General Election, the General Election Run-off or from pursuing any future allegations that may arise from these elections.
Brian Kemp has been Secretary of State since January, 2010. Among the office’s wide-ranging responsibilities, the Secretary of State is charged with conducting efficient and secure elections, the registration of corporations, and the regulation of securities and professional license holders. The office also oversees the Georgia Archives and the Capitol Museum.