Stacey Abrams

midterms

Stacey Abrams Says She'll Run for Office Again

Abrams conceded the Georgia gubernatorial race last week, but she'll be ready to run again—right after she "takes a nap."
Marie Solis
11.19.18
midterms

'It's a Shit Show': The Ground Game in Georgia's Fight to Count Every Ballot

Activists aren't giving up on fighting voter suppression in Stacey Abrams' gubernatorial race against Brian Kemp.
Marie Solis
11.14.18
midterms

Stacey Abrams Files Lawsuit Over Uncounted Votes in Georgia Governor Race

Stacey Abrams' campaign is asking election officials to include remaining provisional ballots and some rejected absentee ballots in the final tally in her race against Republican Brian Kemp.
Marie Solis
11.12.18
midterms

Lucy McBath Defeats Karen Handel, Flipping Historically Red District in Georgia

After a recount delayed results, Lucy McBath has declared victory over Karen Handel, flipping a contentious congressional seat Democrats lost in 2017.
Marie Solis
11.8.18
midterms

Two of Georgia's Most Anticipated Races Left Hanging in the Balance

Congressional candidate Lucy McBath and gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams concluded their results parties early Wednesday morning with no definitive results in their races.
Marie Solis
11.7.18
midterms

Georgians 'Overwhelm' the Polls Despite Voter Suppression Anxiety

At times the specter of mass voter disenfranchisement has tempered the palpable enthusiasm and excitement suffusing Georgia this election cycle.
Marie Solis
11.6.18
2018 election

6 Women Candidates Who Could Change the Face of Politics Tonight

In the political "Year of the Woman," more women are on the ballot in today's midterm elections than ever before in United States history. Keep an eye on these six candidates whose pivotal races will shape America's future.
Leila Ettachfini
11.6.18
Power

Oprah Winfrey Fires Back at Racist Robocalls Made Against Stacey Abrams

Georgia constituents received automated calls from an Oprah impersonator antagonizing Stacey Abrams' campaign with virulent racism. This is how the media mogul responded.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
11.6.18
midterms

Women Candidates Are Aligning to Turn Georgia Blue

Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is campaigning alongside Lucy McBath in Georgia's 6th congressional district, Carolyn Bourdeaux in Georgia's 7th, and other women running down ballot to drive Democratic turnout across the state.
Marie Solis
11.6.18
Op-Ed

My State Has the Highest Maternal Death Rate—Stacey Abrams Plans to Change That

Georgia is one of 17 states that has not expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act. By refusing to do so, the state turned away federal funding that would essentially open the door for people like me to access health care.
Kimberly Lawson
11.5.18
midterms

Stacey Abrams Isn't Sorry She Once Burned Georgia's Flag to Protest Racism

Abrams, who would be the country's first Black woman governor, participated in the protest in college, when Georgia's state flag still included a Confederate symbol.
Marie Solis
10.23.18
Power to the Polls

Stacey Abrams Wants People to 'See Themselves Reflected in Those Who Lead Them'

"I can say without equivocation that I bring the strongest set of skills and the broadest set of experiences to the table," says Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. "I am ready to be governor on day one."
Linda Yang
1.19.18