Stacey Abrams

Georgia State Representative Renitta Shannon is boycotting Brian Kemp's first major speech as Governor-elect
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Maria Boynton
December 11, 2018 - 12:17 pm
Georgia State Representative Renitta Shannon says she's really "tired of conservatives across the country running hateful campaigns and then expecting everybody to go back to business as usual after campaign season." Shannon calls that "a lot of privilege." The state lawmaker from Decatur is...
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Stacey Abrams ran to become the first female African American governor in the United States
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Maria Boynton
November 19, 2018 - 4:04 pm
Normally it's presidential elections that get the highest voter turnout. The 2018 Midterm elections, held on November 6, came in well-above the previous vote totals, and there was no balloting for President of the United States. According to the Georgia Secretary of State's Office, there were 3.9...
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Early voting is underway in Georgia for the November 6 election
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Maria Boynton
October 25, 2018 - 3:33 pm
It's a decision that could impact the Georgia race for governor. Voting rights has become a major issue, with a coalition of civil rights groups filing lawsuits against Secretary of State Brian Kemp, the chief elections officer, who is also the republican candidate for governor. Kemp faces democrat...
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Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams is joined by politicians and other supporters after she cast her ballot
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Maria Boynton
October 22, 2018 - 5:21 pm
Democratic Candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams has cast her ballot for the election on November 6th. She arrived to the polling location, at the Gallery at South DeKalb, at 11:00 this morning. Watch V103's live coverage of Stacey Abrams voting . Abrams was greeted by supporters who shouted...
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Democratic Candidate for GA Governor Stacey Abrams, along with Congressmen and other officials talking about voter rights on October 6, 2014.
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Maria Boynton
October 18, 2018 - 12:37 pm
Tom Perez, Chairman of the Democratic National Committee says he seldom sleeps in his own bed, and he's fine with that. "This is the most important election of our lifetime", says Perez. He adds that not only is healthcare on the ballot, along with public education, women's reproductive health, and...
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File photo of voters in East Cobb. (Courtesy of @attorneygriggs)
Maria Boynton
October 10, 2018 - 4:59 pm
The all-time voter registration record has been shattered in Georgia. According to the Secretary of State's office there are now more than 6,915,000 voters on the rolls. And though Brian Kemp, the Secretary of State, has purged roughly 700,000 names from the voter rolls, the new eligible voter...
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File photo of voters manning the polls at the Adamsville Recreation Center
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Maria Boynton
October 04, 2018 - 1:31 pm
October 9th is the last day to register to vote to be able to participate in the November election. But, hundreds of thousands of Georgia may need to register again. You can go to the Secretary of State's Website to register or to check your voter status. Several Civil Rights groups are suing...
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(Photo Courtesy of the Stacey Abrams For Governor Campaign)
Maria Boynton
September 18, 2018 - 1:31 pm
Exactly 7 weeks until the Nov. 6 election, and Democratic nominee for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams continues to reiterate "If we vote, we will win". Abrams pushes what she calls a "very robust" plan on criminal justice reform, which includes prison and sentencing reform, and police accountability...
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(Photo Credit: National Council of Negro Women)
Maria Boynton
August 08, 2018 - 12:49 pm
The midterm elections are less than 3 months away, and "there's plenty at stake", says Belinda Pedroso, with the National Council of Negro Women. Because of the high stakes, Pedroso says NCNW is holding a Voter Education Webinar to educate about voter rights, and so much more. The Webinar begins at...
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