Tag: Stacey Abrams

Brian Kemp Investigates Democrats, Stacey Abrams Calls it a 'Witch Hunt'

Brian Kemp is blaming Democrats for a failed attempt to hack Georgia voter registration. And Democratic Party officials are calling Kemp’s claims yet another underhanded attempt to win the gubernatorial election on Tuesday. Kemp, the Republican candidate, who is also the secretary of state overseeing Georgia’s elections, is running against…

Racist Robocalls Impersonating Oprah Sent to Georgia Voters

An automated telephone call with racist and anti-Semitic statements was sent to voters in the state of Georgia on Thursday. Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Stacey Abrams, is campaigning to be the first Black female governor in U.S. history, as is Florida’s potential first Black governor, Andrew Gillum. Both are said to…

Black Women: The Voice of Influence in Midterm Elections

With the midterm elections two weeks away, it’s clear that a historically overlooked voting block — Black women — who are more politically engaged than any other demographic — will make all the difference for Democratic candidates. “Alabama was this tipping point around Black women’s leadership,” said Glynda Carr, co-founder…

White Male Candidate in Georgia Suppressing Black Votes for Black Woman Challenger by (Ab)using People with Disabilities

UPDATE: Aug. 24, 2018 at 10:15 p.m. ET On Friday, a Georgia elections board blocked a bid to close most polling places in Randolph County, a predominantly Black county, after critics called it a blatant attempt to undercut Stacey Abrams, who could become the country’s first Black woman governor. The…

White Male Candidate in Georgia Suppressing Black Votes for Black Woman Challenger by (Ab)using People with Disabilities

UPDATE: Aug. 24, 2018 at 10:15 p.m. ET On Friday, a Georgia elections board blocked a bid to close most polling places in Randolph County, a predominantly Black county, after critics called it a blatant attempt to undercut Stacey Abrams, who could become the country’s first Black woman governor. The…