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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announces seeking re-election for 2022

In this Dec. 4, 2019, file photo, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp takes questions from the media at the...
In this Dec. 4, 2019, file photo, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp takes questions from the media at the Georgia state Capitol in Atlanta.(AP Photo/Elijah Nouvelage)
Published: May. 19, 2021 at 3:18 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has announced he is seeking reelection for 2022.

The announcement was made to WSB-TV in Atlanta. The republican governor acknowledges the hardships his term has had, including pandemic struggles and controversy over the 20-20 elections.

His G.O.P. opponent is Vernon Jones, who is seeking Former President Donald Trump’s endorsement.

Some republicans have criticized Kemp over the handling of Trump’s claims of election fraud.

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