The race ended with Kemp at 1,978,408 votes, Abrams with 1,923,685 and Libertarian Ted Metz with 37,235.
The results also showed that Republican U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall won re-election against Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux by about 400 votes. Bourdeaux is requesting a recount.
Runoffs will be required Dec. 4 for race for secretary of state between Republican Brad Raffensperger will face Democrat John Barrow, and in the contest for Public Service Commission between Republican Chuck Eaton and Democrat Lindy Miller.