Stacey Abrams legal team: All votes not counted, action being taken

Courtesy Claire Simms/FOX 5

UPDATE 12:45 P.M.

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Stacey Abrams' legal team says all the votes in Georgia have not been counted, the reported numbers are not credible and they're filing litigation over absentee ballots. The team questions how Brian Kemp is claiming victory in the Governor race under these circumstances.

"Our litigation strategy has been to make sure all the votes are counted," one member of Abrams for Governor Legal Team said.

Abrams' team says votes from Georgia military members who are overseas have not been counted. They add that votes from several counties are not complete -- claiming reports of under-votes in four counties, including Macon-Bibb.

Abrams' team is also calling out Kemp and the Secretary of State's Office for not releasing full data of provisional ballots.

"This is all public information," Abrams' team says. "They need to release all the data and all the numbers."

Abrams' team is taking legal action for alleged missing ballots in Dougherty County, saying many became stuck in Tallahassee because of issues following Hurricane Michael.

The Stacey Abrams campaign suggests those who voted absentee to go to the Secretary of State's website to make sure their ballots were accepted.

This is a developing story. Check back here for updates.



ATLANTA, Ga. -- Lawyers of Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams will hold a news conference at noon in regards to the ongoing Georgia Governor race.

John Chandler and Allegra Lawrence-Hardy will speak on behalf of the Abrams for Governor Legal Team. You can WATCH LIVE here.

Abrams -- trailing Brian Kemp in the polls -- says there are still enough uncounted votes to force a Dec. 4 runoff and that they need to pick up about 15,000 votes to do so.

Meanwhile, Kemp held a press conference with Governor Nathan Deal Thursday at 10 a.m., announcing that he's resigning from his Secretary of State position as he prepares to move into the Governor's seat.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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