Abrams came very close in her Georgia race to be the country’s first female African American governor. Still a major political mover and shaker, she’s using what happened to her in 2018 to spur reform of voting laws throughout the country.
Stacey Abrams knows all about the impact that voter suppression and other anti-democracy measures can have on an election. We hope she uses the response to the State of the Union address to urge Americans to fight for democracy — while they still can.
During the midterms this year we focused on one of the most bizarre elections in the country. A race for governor where conflict of interest, voter suppression, and partisan shenanigans were just another day in Georgia.
Opinion: Americans just witnessed the corrosive effects of voter suppression in the Georgia gubernatorial race. “Defeated” candidate Stacey Abrams, as well as election integrity activists nationwide, are trying to do something about it. So why can’t Big Media?
Brian Kemp will be Georgia’s next governor. His opponent, Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams, has now acknowledged this — but that doesn’t mean she thinks it was a fair fight.
WhoWhatWhy attended recent campaign events for Georgia gubernatorial candidates Brian Kemp and Stacey Abrams. Talk about two different worldviews — and worlds!
Absentee ballots in high-profile Georgia are up 130 percent over the last midterms. Voters are “more engaged” and black voters are driving the surge. Experts point to Stacey Abrams’s candidacy and voting-machine concerns as reasons for this spike.
With non-US internet users barred from at least one of the electoral websites in the ultra-hot state of Georgia, it may be Georgians abroad — not would-be hackers — who are locked out.
Georgia’s first female African American gubernatorial nominee ran a radically progressive campaign that should have been anathema to voters in a deep-red state. Instead, she may have provided a blueprint for her party to win in the South.