Gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp made a stop in Long County this afternoon on his 3-day, 20-stop bus tour, drawing a large crowd into the New Beginnings Church in Ludowici. Kemp currently serves as Georgia’s Secretary of State, and is the Republican candidate for governor. Fellow campaigners included U.S. Representative Buddy Carter,
“This is a battle for the soul of this state,” Kemp said, which incited cheers from the crowd.
During the rally, Kemp addressed issues concerning education, healthcare, taxes and immigration. He said, if elected, he plans to invest in public education, deliver tax cuts, lower healthcare premiums, and preserve the HOPE scholarship for Georgia’s children.
“We’re building a red wall here in the state of Georgia,” Kemp said. “My opponent has run the most dishonest campaign Georgia has ever seen.”
The governor race has been highly contested, with both candidates campaigning across the state as Election Day looms closer.
Kemp discussed his stance on immigration, making it a priority, he said, to keep the HOPE scholarship unavailable to immigrants. It should be protected, not given away, especially to those who are not citizens of this state, he continued.
“This is a fight for our future y’all,” he said. “Please help us. Please join that fight. Let’s keep working hard, get the vote out, and I promise I work hard every day and put you all first.”