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“What we’re talking about here is parts of the South starting to look like the rest of the battlegrounds around the country, where Democrats can stitch together a diverse coalition and win,” said Boyd Brown, a Democratic consultant and former state lawmaker from South Carolina.

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The Rev. Jesse Jackson, who had been troubleshooting election irregularities in the city that day, was at the precinct Tuesday to investigate. Rev. Jesse Jackson said: “People discouraged. Denial of opportunity. Denial of access to democracy. That’s what voter suppression looks like. I’ve seen this for a long time.”

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Stacey Abrams’ campaign manager, Lauren Groh-Wargo: “These suppressive tactics [are] remnants of the old South," Groh-Wargo is referring to Abrams’ opponent, Brian Kemp, who served as the state’s secretary of state up until this week. Thus, he was the referee in his own fight against Abrams for the governorship.

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Matrice Peavy is thrilled to see a young staffer for Georgia’s Democratic gubernatorial nominee on her front stoop, and the 46-year-old mom assures the canvasser that she wants to help Stacey Abrams win.

“She’s for all the people … and she loves her family,” Peavy says, summarizing what she’s heard on television ads from the Atlanta lawyer and former legislative leader vying to become the first black female governor in American history.Here's the full story.

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Stacey Abrams (Stacey Yvonne Abrams) was born on 9 December 1973. Stacey Abrams an American politician, lawyer, and novelist served as minority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives from 2011 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, she is her party's nominee in the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial election.

Stacey knows our beginnings do not have to dictate who we will become. She has a boundless belief in Georgians’ capacity to prosper; and she has the courage, commitment to service, and experience to make this vision a reality.

Stacey Abrams and her five siblings grew up in Gulfport, Mississippi with three tenets: go to school, go to church, and take care of each other. Despite struggling to make ends meet for their family, her parents made service a way of life for their children – if someone was less fortunate, it was their job to serve that person. This ethic – and her parents’ unwavering commitment to providing educational opportunity for their children – led the family to Georgia.

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