Stacey Abrams Says She’s Running for Georgia Governor

Ms. Abrams, a Democratic voting rights activist, will aim to unseat Gov. Brian Kemp in a rematch of their contentious 2018 race for governor.,


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Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat and former candidate for governor of the state who built a national profile as a voting rights advocate, announced on Wednesday that she would run again for governor in 2022, setting up a high-profile clash in next year’s elections.

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

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— Stacey Abrams (@staceyabrams)

December 1, 2021

The move from Ms. Abrams, who has come to embody the state’s changing racial and political makeup and was previously considered to be President Biden’s running mate, sets up a likely rematch with Gov. Brian Kemp, the Republican who narrowly defeated her in 2018.

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