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Stacey Abrams is back in the ring

Suffrage crusader Stacey Abrams announced his intention to run for Governor of Georgia in the 2022 midterm elections.

In the four years since she ran for office and lost to current governor Brian Kemp, Abrams has shed light on voter suppression across the country and is credited with helping to register more than 1 million new voters.

“I am running for Governor because opportunities in our state should not be determined by zip code, background, or access to power,” said Abrams, who previously represented Georgia for a decade. century, wrote in a tweet accompanied by a touching video detailing what she’s been up to during the pandemic and since she lost the 2018 election to Brian Kemp.

“Ultimately, we are one Georgia,” Abrams said in the video before adding: “My job is to keep my head down and keep working for a Georgia.”

She ends the video by saying, “Now, it’s time to get the job done.”

I’m running for Governor because opportunities in our state shouldn’t be determined by zip code, background, or access to power. #gapol

Be a founding sponsor of my campaign:https://t.co/gk2lmBINfW pic.twitter.com/z14wUlo8ls

– Stacey Abrams (@staceyabrams) December 1, 2021

Shortly after Abrams’ announcement, the liberal political group People For the American Way offered to endorse her candidacy.

“Stacey Abrams’ decision to run for Governor of Georgia in 2022 is great news for the people of her state and for the nation as a whole. Stacey has been a leader and advocate for justice and civil rights for all of the decades that I have known her,” said jealous People For the American Way Chairman Ben J in a statement sent via email. NewsOne email. “She is a person of profound integrity, empathy, courage and wisdom who, as governor, will work tirelessly to ensure that all Georgians have the opportunity to succeed. and live a healthy and fulfilling life. It is an honor to endorse her for this office, and People For the American Way looks forward to supporting her in any way that we can on her winning path.”

If Abrams wins the Democratic primary, she will have a rematch with Kemp, who during his time as governor and Secretary of State pushed for tougher voter suppression .

https://atlantadailyworld.com/2021/12/02/stacey-abrams-to-gets-back-in-the-ring/ Stacey Abrams is back in the ring

JACLYN DIAZ

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