Georgia Governor Election 2022 Polls: Kemp wins GOP Primary. Can Stacey Abrams beat Kemp?

Georgia Governor Election 2022 Polls: Kemp wins GOP Primary. Can Stacey Abrams beat Kemp?
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Georgia Governor Election 2022 Polls: Incumbent Governor Brian Kemp(R) won the Republican Primary eliminating Trump Backed Perdue. He has also increased his lead over Stacey Abrams(D).

Read the most comprehensive analysis of Polls, Google Search Data, Social Media sentiments, News coverage, Tweets, and Youtube Videos.

Georgia is one of the biggest battleground states in 2022, hosting an extremely competitive Senate and Governor races on November 8th, 2022. The Democratic and Republican primaries were held on May 24, 2022.

Georgia Governor Election 2022 Polls: Observations and Insights

  • Brian Kemp enjoys a 53% approval rate in Georgia with only 27% disapproving of his performance. Amongst Republicans, the Governor enjoys a net approval rating of 79%, the same as Governor Greg Abbott who won 66% of the primary vote in Texas.
  • Kemp has been an object of Scorn for Trump after the 2020 election owing to the vote-counting controversy in Georgia that Trump thought was stolen from him. By backing former senator David Perdue, Trump hoped to take revenge against the Governor. However, Kemp who is a seasoned political operator in Georgia strengthened his position by passing a number of laws (Just like DeSantis) to consolidate the GOP voters behind him.
    • Election Integrity Act 2021
    • Law that allows gun owners to bypass getting a permit
    • Income Tax refunds for Georgia’s taxpayers
    • Pay raises and bonuses for those working in the education sector
    • Supporting a parents’ bill of rights that gives parents a greater say in their kid’s education
  • Stacey Abrams on the other hand has focussed her efforts on Fundraising ahead of the election in November. She lost to Kemp by just 1.4% in 2018 but the environment at the moment is loaded against Democrats given high inflation and President Biden’s unpopularity.
  • Kemp leads Abrams by 6% points which is in line with the 4-5% swing against the Democrats in most states.

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Georgia Governor Race: Democratic Primary Results

Stacey Abrams 1,110,490 votes Uncontested (100%)

Georgia Governor Race: GOP Primary Results

Brian Kemp 8,79,705 votes 73.7%

Georgia Governor Race: GOP Primary Eliminations

David Perdue 260,811 votes 21.8%
Kandiss Taylor 40,960  votes 3.4%

Georgia Governor Election 2022 Polls: Kemp vs Abrams Polls

Poll
Date
Brian Kemp
Stacey Abrams
Average of Polls
April 27th
50%
44%
April 27th
50%
45%
April 3rd
51%
44%
March 31st
50%
44%

Georgia Governor Race Polls: General Election, Google Search Trends

Brian Kemp
Stacey Abrams
May 25th
56%
44%
May 24th
68%
32%
May 15th
74%
26%
April 15th
75%
25%
39%
61%

Georgia Governor Election 2022 Polls, General Election, Net Social Media Sentiment

Kemp
Abrams
May 25th
-16%
-13%
May 24th
-13%
-14%
May 15th
-24%
-17%
April 15th
-23%
+5%
March 22nd
-21%
+14%

Georgia Governor Election 2022 Polls: Latest News

  1. Round 2: Brian Kemp, Stacey Abrams going head-to-head once again for Georgia governor
  2. Republican governors target Abrams on pandemic restrictions, taxes
  3. Gingrich: Kemp is poised to defeat Stacey Abrams ‘decisively’
  4. Georgia voting explosion marks beginning of the end for Stacey Abrams
  5. There’s No Democrat Alive Who Makes Republicans More Nervous Than Stacey Abrams Does
  6. Georgia Governor Primary Election Results
  7. Stacey Abrams’ playbook faces a new test in second run for Georgia governor
  8. David Perdue makes racist remarks about Stacey Abrams as he ends a lackluster campaign.

Georgia Governor Race Polls 2022 Polls: Latest Videos

Georgia Governor Election 2022 Polls: Latest Tweets

Aaron Parnas on Twitter: “Brian Kemp wins in a landslide, which means that Donald Trump loses again. / Twitter”

Brian Kemp wins in a landslide, which means that Donald Trump loses again.

Jon Cooper on Twitter: “Raise your hand if you are ready for Beto O’Rourke and Stacey Abrams to be governors! ✋ / Twitter”

Raise your hand if you are ready for Beto O’Rourke and Stacey Abrams to be governors! ✋

Stacey Abrams on Twitter: “My name is Stacey Abrams and I intend to be the next governor of the great state of Georgia. / Twitter”

My name is Stacey Abrams and I intend to be the next governor of the great state of Georgia.

Aaron Parnas on Twitter: “Stacey Abrams will defeat Brian Kemp. Raphael Warnock will defeat Herschel Walker. Georgia will go fully blue in 2022. / Twitter”

Stacey Abrams will defeat Brian Kemp. Raphael Warnock will defeat Herschel Walker. Georgia will go fully blue in 2022.

Georgia Governor Race Polls 2022: Candidates List

The Republican field has 3 leading candidates.

  • Brian Kemp, incumbent Governor of Georgia (2019 – present)
  • David Perdue, former Senator (2015 – 2021)
  • Kandiss Taylor, candidate for Senate in 2020

On the other hand, Stacey Abrams has cleared the Democratic field. The former Georgia House Minority Leader is the only prominent Democrat in the race.

Georgia Governor Election 2022 Polls: What Happened In the Last Election?

In the last Georgia gubernatorial election held on November 6, 2018, the Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp was up against Democratic former State Representative Stacey Abrams.

The election result was quite close as Brian Kemp got 50.2% of the total votes while Stacey Abrams polled 48.8% of the votes. After the election result, Brian Kemp went on to become the new Governor of Georgia replacing the Republican Nathan Deal.

Georgia Governor Election 2022: Demographics of Georgia Voters

Demographic
Proportion
White American (non-Hispanic)
52.8%
African American
31.7%
Asian American
5.1%
Hispanic American
9%
Native American
1.9%
Others
0.2%

The rapid diversification of Georgia has made it a battleground as many educated professionals populate the Atalanta metro area which has boomed in population this century. The suburban counties (Gwinnett and Cobb) around Atalanta are now extremely diverse and have swung Democratic giving Biden nearly 20 point margins after voting for a Republican as President as late as 2012. These form a part of the “New South” and will likely decide this race.

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Georgia Governor Election 2022 Polls

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