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Stacey Abrams Launches Second Campaign to Become Georgia's Governor-and the First Black Woman to Hold the Office

1 month ago   |   By Time

Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat and leading voting rights activist, said Wednesday that she will launch another campaign to become the nation's first Black woman governor.
Without serious competition in a Democratic primary, the announcement sets up a likely rematch between Abrams and incumbent Republican Gov. Brian Kemp. Their 2018 contest was one of the most narrowly decided races for governor that year and was dominated by allegations of voter suppression, which Kemp denied.
Yet Abrams' strong showing convinced national Democrats that Georgia should no longer be written off as a GOP...
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Stacey Abrams launches long-anticipated Georgia rematch bid

Stacey Abrams launches long-anticipated Georgia rematch bid

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Democrat Stacey Abrams launched a bid for Georgia governor on Wednesday, kicking off one of the most anticipated campaigns of the 2022 midterms.
Abrams is seeking a rematch with Republican Gov. Brian Kemp, who narrowly defeated her in 2018 in an open-seat race. Her launch video does not mention Kemp by name.
Democrats in and out of Georgia have long anticipated Abrams' second run for the governor's mansion, and no other notable Democrat is expected to get into the race.
Kemp, however, faces a primary challenge after facing the wrath of former President Donald Trump, who became the first...
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‘Time To Get The Jobe Done': Stacey Abrams Launches 2022 Campaign For Georgia Governor

1 month ago   |   By News One

Stacey Abrams , the voting rights icon whose hard work organizing contributed to a blue wave of key and historic Democratic victories last year, has officially launched her campaign to be governor of Georgia and said she will run in the 2022 mid-term elections.
Nearly four years after falling victim to Republicans' coordinated voter suppression while running for governor in 2018, Abrams announced her candidacy on Wednesday with an allusion to Georgia's newly restrictive election laws that make it harder to vote for certain people, including and especially Black people.
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