Georgia governor says state law requires governor's office to formalize certification of election

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp tours the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy in Atlanta
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp tours the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy in Atlanta

(Reuters) - Georgia Governor Brian Kemp said on Friday that the law requires him to formalize the certification of election results, after the state's top election official approved results showing Democratic President-elect Joe Biden beat Republican President Donald Trump in the state in the Nov. 3. election.

Kemp made the remarks in a virtual press briefing.

(Reporting by Michael Martina, Editing by Rosalba O'Brien)