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03 November 2010

Democratic Governors Association: "We congratulate Governor-elect Deal"

The following is a press release from the Democratic Governors Association (DGA) reacting to the results of Georgia's gubernatorial election:

Gov. Jack Markell, chair of the Democratic Governors Association issued the following statement tonight regarding the Georgia gubernatorial election.

"In one of the toughest political environments a party in power has ever faced, and despite running a strong campaign, Roy Barnes was unsuccessful tonight. Roy's deep commitment to the working families of Georgia is abundantly clear, and we commend him on his years of service and wish him well in his next endeavor."

"We congratulate Governor-Elect Nathan Deal on his victory and wish him well in moving Georgia forward."