Oprah Winfrey Responds to 'Racist Robocalls' Targeting Stacey Abrams in Georgia

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A stunning new poll released Sunday night shows the GOP candidate in Georgia's gubernatorial race taking a major lead; opening up an 11 point advantage over his Democratic opponent just 24 hours before voters head to the polls.

Here's a look at the dispute, how it unfolded and what's at stake.

"You don't have to actually have someone who is successful in running up against your system", they don't have to find a vulnerability for it to be potentially criminal or even try and execute it, Broce said.

Kemp's charge on Sunday appeared to result from a report made to his office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Saturday by a Georgia businessman with an expertise in software, according to David Cross, a lawyer representing several Georgia voters who have sued the state over its decision not to use paper ballots.

A report by The Associated Press said that under the "exact match" law, Kemp had stalled more than 50,000 voter registrations by mostly black voters. "This is how we would handle any investigation when something like this comes up", said Brian Kemp, Secretary of State and Republican candidate for Governor.

"There was never a hack", she told a gathering at a Savannah union hall.

Democratic Candidate Stacey Abrams responded to the allegations on CBS this Morning saying "Brian Kemp was informed of this flaw in his system on Friday".

For her part, Abrams alluded to years of court fights with Kemp over voter registration rules.

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Trump visited Georgia on Sunday for a mega rally in conservative central Georgia.

The atmosphere has left partisans and good-government advocates alike worrying that the losing side will not accept Tuesday's results.

David Cross, however, an attorney who has been involved in cybersecurity-related litigation against the Georgia Secretary of State's office, said he was also alerted to the potential vulnerabilities by the same individual who contacted the Georgia Democratic Party.

They say the volunteer then forwarded that email to the Georgia Democratic Party Voter Protection Director.

That statement - bereft of specifics - remained prominent on his office's main web page late Monday afternoon.

WhoWhatWhy's story said five security experts had reviewed the Wright complaint and independently confirmed that the database is vulnerable to hacking. One would allow an attacker to inject malicious code into the voter registration site that could spy on visitors or steal or alter data. "It's unbelievable how they didn't do this", University of MI computer scientist Matthew Bernhard told the AP.

Another computer security professional who reviewed the vulnerability - without attempting to probe it for fear of prosecution - is Kris Constable of PrivaSecTech in Vancouver, Canada.

One of the nation's most closely watched governor's races is shrouded in uncertainty with potential outcomes ranging from the election of America's first black woman governor to another four weeks of bitter, race-laden campaigning.

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