Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat and leading voting rights activist, said Wednesday she’ll launch another campaign to become America’s first Black woman governor.
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 Republican stronghold. Her performance and subsequent organization convinced Joe Biden to invest heavily in the state in 2020, and he became
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