This hack @BrianKempGA is the next 'governor*' of Georgia. But he cheated & undermined democracy every step of the way," John Weavers, a top GOP strategist, wrote on Twitter.
Democratic winner Jim Glenn said he was "happy that the public got a chance to see that every vote counts."
"Scott has toed the line between imprudent campaign-trail rhetoric and problematic state action," said U.S. District Court Judge Mark Walker in his ruling. "But he has not crossed the line."
The action came as Georgia election officials appeared to be close to calling the race for Brian Kemp.
The ruling came just hours before the 3 p.m. deadline for the statewide recount to be finished.
"The structural racism that we're talking about dismantling is in the Party," Massachusetts State Representative-Elect Nika Elugardo said.
While it seemed on election night that a "blue wave" may not have materialized, Democrats have continued to make gains in governor's mansions and the House—most recently in California's 10th Congressional District.
The Georgia gubernatorial race between Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp remains uncalled more than a week after the midterm elections.
"Absolutely we have been sensitive to race relations in this state," Bryant, who has been criticized for declaring April "Confederate Heritage Month," said during a press conference held in conjunction with Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith.
A week after the midterm elections, the race continues in Florida, as President Donald Trump makes unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud.
"An honest vote count is no longer possible," said the president, pushing for the Republican candidates to be declared the winners before the recounts are complete.
Following the defeat of Dana Rohrabacher, Stormy Daniels' attorney celebrated on Twitter – calling Democrat Harley Rouda's victory "score one for America over Putin."
Recently re-elected Iowa Republican Representative Steve King was caught on tape ridiculing Mexico and immigrants in audio he previously had denied existed.
Right-wing agitators called for conspiracy theorists to protest in Broward County before an election recount began.
State law requires an automatic machine recount if a vote margin is less than 0.50 percent in a statewide race.
Many of the House districts flipped by Democrats had high levels of college-educated voters.
"Not counting all the votes in Florida in 2000 was a grave injustice."
"Just out — in Arizona, SIGNATURES DON'T MATCH. Electoral corruption - Call for a new Election?" Trump tweeted on Friday.
The president also claimed that Broward County was "probably getting ready to do a "number" on him during the 2016 presidential election.