Democrat Stacey Abrams announces 2022 bid for Georgia governor

JUST IN: Stacey Abrams has announced she is running for Georgia governor.

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12/2/2021 12:37:00 AM

JUST IN: Stacey Abrams has announced she is running for Georgia governor.

Abrams lost a bid to Kemp in 2018, and rebuked what she called a 'rotten and rigged' election process.

Wednesday to announce her campaign"because opportunity in our state shouldn’t be determined by zip code, background or access to power."She was credited with helping organize Black voters in the South to help catapult Democrats to key victories last year, including President Joe Biden's narrow win in Georgia.

Abrams, a former state lawmaker, has worked on issues related to voting rights for a decade. She became a household name in 2018, when she lost her bid for governor, accusing Republicans of engaging in voter suppression mostly affecting Black voters."But if our Georgia is going to move to its next and greatest chapter, we're going to need leadership," said Abrams in her announcement video. She touted the work she's done during the coronavirus pandemic, including paying off medical debt and expanding access to Covid vaccines.

The campaign would likely be supported by Abrams' Fair Fight political organization, which she launched as she ended her 2018 campaign. The group reported raising about $51 million in 2020,according to tax recordsobtained by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. headtopics.com

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Kemp, in a statement Wednesday, said Abrams'"far-left agenda of open borders, gun confiscation, high taxes, and anti-law enforcement policies don’t reflect who we are as Georgians.""Next November’s election for Governor is a battle for the soul of our state," said Kemp."I’m in the fight against Stacey Abrams, the failed Biden agenda, and their woke allies to keep Georgia the best place to live, work, and raise a family."

If Abrams wins, she would become the first Black governor in Georgia and the first Black woman elected governor in U.S. history. Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock, who earlier this year became Georgia's first Black senator, will also be on the ballot next November as he seeks to retain his Senate seat.

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💙💙💙 She will lose again Because it worked so well last time…. YOU DID SO WELL oopsmoment This is last week's news. Go Stacey! And please stop the identiy politics, that hurt our people. Hard work, is the way we level the playing field, not making excuses. Especially for the black males, that think they don’t have to take care of the children they bring into the world.

Vote Libertarian Radical Freedom in a Radical Time Praying that she is successfully elected as governor. Georgia needs more women like her, and less women like Marjorie Taylor Greene! Lucky Georgia! Horrors! Thank you 🙏🏻 if I were a resident I would vote for her 💯! I can’t picture her running anywhere except to a buffet.

Stacey Abrams Announces She's Running for Georgia Governor Again“I’m running for Governor because opportunity in our state shouldn’t be determined by zip code, background or access to power,” Stacey Abrams said in announcing she's running to replace Republican Brian Kemp Lmao. Lol. Best news of the day… and just when you think that all sense of hope is lost. Hell yes! She saved this country dammit she deserves it!

Cool and easy opponent to beat, what a slob. I wish I lived there long enough to see you voted in as the new Governor ❤️❤️❤️ Nooooo Lol. Like Mitt Romney, she just keeps running. 👍 I though people wanted racists out of Georgia? Bid for re-election* I thought she already was. if all voters get to vote accordingly in Georgia/. with no block the vote agenda by the corrupt GOP party/. Stacey Abrams will be the new gov in Georgia/.KEMP WILL LOSE BY MILLIONS OF VOTES/.folks have seen enough bull shit out of the GOP party sick agenda/.they have zero merit

Yes!!

Stacey Abrams launches 2nd campaign for Georgia governorDemocrat Stacey Abrams announced Wednesday that she will mount a second campaign for governor in Georgia, setting up a potential rematch with incumbent Republican Brian Kemp in 2022. Let's chow down Hint to Abrams: Drop the pickaninny hairstyle, close that garage-size gap in your front teeth, and lose about a ton of weight. Then you might be ready to run.

Ugh ❤❤ he is exactly what this country needs!! DONATE TO HER CAMPAIGN!! Yeah for Stacey👍👌 Win, win, win! Terrific, I wish I could vote for you!!! Does she also follow busses to try and leak the identities of Jurors in a trial? Or is that only that does that? Stacey Abrams to run for governor of GA. Lol..good luck with that..

Stacey Abrams launches 2nd campaign for Georgia governorDemocrat Stacey Abrams announced Wednesday that she will mount a second campaign for governor in Georgia, setting up a potential rematch with incumbent Republican Brian Kemp in 2022. Let's chow down Hint to Abrams: Drop the pickaninny hairstyle, close that garage-size gap in your front teeth, and lose about a ton of weight. Then you might be ready to run.

Best choice. Brian Kemp reaction, Good. Georgia Rs are gonna learn the true meaning of,rue the day. SAMPLE, Georgia Rs will RUE THE DAY the decided to screw Stacey Abrams out of her win. Rue. Hearing this news about Stacy Abrams just lifted my spirits. 🤣😂🤣😂 I’m moving to Georgia solely to vote against her.

she's running? she should stick to walking at her weight And this comes from someone who said we don’t need farmers we can just to the grocery store and buy our milk. What for?

Stacey Abrams Announces She's Running for Georgia Governor Again“I’m running for Governor because opportunity in our state shouldn’t be determined by zip code, background or access to power,” Stacey Abrams said in announcing she's running to replace Republican Brian Kemp Lmao. Lol. Best news of the day… and just when you think that all sense of hope is lost. Hell yes! She saved this country dammit she deserves it!

NPR Cookie Consent and ChoicesWhere do I send my money? Let’s go!!! First piece of good news I’ve heard in months, thank god!

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