Stacey Abrams wants a rematch, announces bid to challenge Brian Kemp for Georgia governor

Abrams lost to Kemp in their contentious 2018 race by fewer than 60,000 votes and initially refused to concede amid allegations of voter suppression.

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12/2/2021 3:36:00 AM

Abrams lost to Kemp in their contentious 2018 race by fewer than 60,000 votes and initially refused to concede amid allegations of voter suppression.

Abrams lost to Kemp in their contentious 2018 race by fewer than 60,000 votes and initially refused to concede amid allegations of voter suppression.

. The two representatives gave the Democrats narrow majority control of the evenly divided chamber.Fair Fight, Abrams' advocacy group launched after her 2018 loss, has grown into a well-funded operation that has registered thousands of new voters. The group's success helped fuel record-breaking voter turnout in Georgia during last year's pivotal races.

Voting rights activist Stacey Abrams has announced she will run for governor of Georgia in 2022, setting up a rematch with Republican Brian Kemp. Above, Abrams before speaking at a Souls to the Polls rally in Norfolk, Virginia, on October 17.Zach Gibson/Getty Images

In a statement, Kemp said,"Next November's election for governor is a battle for the soul of our state. 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." headtopics.com

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The governor also commented on Abrams' announcement onTwitter, writing,"With Stacey Abrams in control, Georgia would have shut down, students would have been barred from their classrooms, and woke politics would be the law of the land and the lesson plan in our schools."

The Republican Governors Association accused Abrams of entering the race just to boost her profile for"her real career goal: President of the United States."Abrams, who previously served as minority leader in the Georgia House, has said she has ambitions to one day run for president

"And even more importantly, when someone asks me if that's my ambition, I have a responsibility to say 'yes' for every young woman, every person of color who sees me and decides what they're capable of based on what I think I am capable of," she told

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No Thanks. She is one of the people I would like to meet before I die. Abrams is an extraordinary person, my hero. Yayyyyyy!!!❤❤❤ 🎊 HERSCHEL WALKER 🎊 👍🏿👍🏿FOR SENATE 2022!💪🏿💪🏿 HerschelWalker forSenate2022 And This is Great news Stacey Abrams is part of the progressive liberal machine that is destroying our country. The people of Georgia will soundly reject her again.

Every hero becomes a bore... She's the lefts Newt Gingrich.

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.

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!

Democrat Stacey Abrams announces 2022 bid for Georgia governorAbrams lost a bid to Kemp in 2018, and rebuked what she called a 'rotten and rigged' election process. 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? she's running? she should stick to walking at her weight

Stacey Abrams announces she's running for governor in GeorgiaDemocrat Stacey Abrams said Wednesday she is running for governor in Georgia , setting up a possible rematch with GOP Gov. Brian Kemp in what could become one of the most closely watched races in the country. Abrams lost to Kemp in 2018 by 1.4 points. My money is on Stacey! Go Stacey! Close race again. Kemp wins by a tooth gap

Stacey Abrams to Run for Georgia GovernorDemocrat Stacey Abrams said she would run for governor of Georgia in 2022, her second bid after losing a close race in 2018 Yay! Good luck..🥱😂 Must need to steal more campaign money for her bills. RichOffThePoor

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.