Stacey Abrams

Democrat Stacey Abrams Warns About Voter Suppression

Nov 19, 2019
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As Atlanta prepares to host a Democratic presidential debate, a Democrat who narrowly lost last year’s Georgia governor’s race is warning about voter suppression.

Stacey Abrams addressed a panel discussion Tuesday in one in a series of Democrat-hosted events ahead of the debate.

She said voter suppression can involve whether people can register and remain on the voter rolls, and whether their ballots can be counted.

Georgia's Abrams to Announce Voter Protection Program

Aug 13, 2019
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Former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is set to announce a multimillion-dollar initiative to staff and fund voter protection teams in battleground states across the country ahead of the 2020 elections.

An aide familiar with the decision said she'll focus on the new program rather than run for president herself. The aide said Abrams would announce the initiative Tuesday afternoon during a speech before a labor union convention in Las Vegas.

The aide wasn't authorized to discuss the announcement beforehand and spoke on condition of anonymity.

Voting Group Founded by Georgia's Abrams Raises $3.9 Million

Jul 9, 2019

The political action committee for a group founded by former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has reported raising $3.9 million in the past six months.

Abrams founded Fair Fight to support voting rights after narrowly losing to Republican Gov. Brian Kemp in November. She accused Kemp of using his previous position as Georgia's chief election officer to suppress votes in their race, which Kemp has vehemently denied.

Stacey Abrams Not Ruling out a Presidential Run

Jun 13, 2019
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Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams says she has not ruled out running for another political office.

However, she says she has not yet decided on the next steps in her political career.

Abrams discussed the matter during her keynote address Thursday at the Women's E3 Summit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Abrams' Nonprofit Donates to Abortion Rights Groups

Jun 10, 2019
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A former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate's nonprofit group is donating $10,000 each to 11 abortion rights organizations.

Fair Fight Action announced Monday that it's giving the money to Georgia-based organizations which it says "protect the right to safe, legal abortion."

Recipients include the ACLU of Georgia, NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia and Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates.