Brian Porter Kemp is an American businessman and politician who has served as Georgia's 83rd Governor since January 2019. As a Republican, he was formerly Georgia's 27th Foreign Minister from 2010 to 2018 and a member of the Georgia State Senate from 2003 to 2007. Born in Athens, Georgia, Kemp graduated from the University of Georgia. Georgia school. Prior to joining politics, Kemp owned several agribusiness, financial services and real estate companies. In 2002, he was elected to the Georgia State Senate. In 2010, Kemp was appointed Georgia's Secretary of State by Governor Sonny Perdue after Karen Handel resigned to run for governor. Kemp was subsequently elected full-time Secretary of State for Georgia in 2010; he was re-elected in 2014. In 2015, Kemp's office mishandled the social security number and date of birth of registered Georgian voters.
|Born||Brian Porter Kemp, November 02, 1963, Athens, Georgia, U.S.|
|Education||Gainesville Backwoods Community College|
|Preceded by||Nathan Deal|
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Politician who has risen to fame for his time as Georgia's 27th Secretary of State between 2010-2018. He resigned from his post in November 2018 during his run as the Republican candidate for governor after being accused of voter suppression and democratic backsliding.
He earned his bachelor's degree in agriculture from the University of Georgia. He worked as a home builder before turning to politics.
He served as a Georgia State Senator between 2003-2007. His resignation as Secretary of State was called for during the 2018 gubernatorial elections by former president Jimmy Carter and Georgia NAACP so he could not oversee his own election.
He and his wife Marty share three daughters.
He was appointed Georgia's Secretary of State in 2010 by then-governor Sonny Perdue.
- Secretary of State of Georgia (US State)
- Republican Party of Georgia (US State)
Latest information about Brian Kemp updated on June 14 2021.