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Stacey Abrams may have conceded in this year’s hotly contested governor’s race, but the fight to make Georgia elections fairer and more democratic is far from over.

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On Tuesday morning, Stacey Abrams revealed that she was told she wasn’t eligible to vote when she went to the polls to cast an in-person ballot in Georgia’s midterm election, providing her own example of how voter suppression tactics prevent thousands of people from voting.

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Like the previous one and the one before him, the next governor of the great state of Georgia will be a white man.

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Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams says she can't win the Georgia governor's race, effectively ending her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp.

The post BREAKING NEWS: Democrat Stacey Abrams ends her fight to become Georgia’s next governor appeared first on theGrio.

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As Georgia officials are preparing to crown former secretary of state and reigning Grand Wizard of Voter Suppression, Brian Kemp, governor, the legal team for the Democratic candidate for governor, Stacey Abrams, is readying an unusual but not unprecedented legal challenge:

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Stacey Abrams' campaign is preparing an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor's race that could leave the state's Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting.

The post Stacey Abrams preparing unprecedented new legal challenge in Georgia race appeared first on theGrio.

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Stacey Abrams has gained another court victory in her effort to have every vote counted in the gubernatorial race she is in with former Georgia secretary of state Brian Kemp.

The post Stacey Abrams campaign scores another court victory, calls Brian Kemp the nation’s “foremost architect of voter suppression” appeared first on theGrio.

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Like the popular subreddit “Explain Like I’m 5" (ELI5) which simplifies complex issues into easily understandable, digestible bites, our new “Explain Like I’m A Racist 5-Year-Old” breaks down complicated subjects on the intersection of race, economics and politics, making them so simple, even a bigoted toddler could

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  A week after voters headed to the polls in Georgia, a federal judge is making sure that all the votes that were cast in the contentious governor’s race will be counted. Georgia Northern District Court Judge Amy Totenberg ruled in favor of a lawsuit filed by the advocacy group Common Cause Georgia that was […]

The post In a victory for Stacey Abrams, a federal judge extends deadline in Georgia’s contested Governor’s race appeared first on theGrio.

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  Democrat Stacey Abrams refuses to concede the Georgia governor’s race as ballots are still being counted after her Republican opponent, Brian Kemp, won by a slim margin amid allegations of voter suppression. Kemp has begun transitioning into the new role as he leads by nearly 60,000 votes, according to USA Today. Kemp argues it is “mathematically impossible […]

The post Stacey Abrams refuses to concede Georgia governor’s race amid concerns of voter suppression appeared first on theGrio.

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It's been five days since Georgia residents hit the polls to elect Stacey Abrams, Brian Kemp, or Ted Metz as their new governor.

The post Stacey Abrams supporters still enthusiastic as vote counting continues appeared first on theGrio.

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Several Georgia voters detailed their polling place issues at a press conference organized by the Stacey Abrams campaign. Abrams is in a too-close-to-call race against Republican Brian Kemp to become governor of the peach state. Kemp, who resigned as the Secretary of State yesterday and claimed “victory” in the governor’s race, has been accused of […]

The post Georgia voters detail poll problems at press conference as Stacey Abrams pushes for provisional ballots to be counted appeared first on theGrio.

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The president of straight white men continues to troll the rest of America because he makes no bones about being the president of straight white men. In his latest series of tweets—which, at this point, I think Sen. Lindsey Graham is just giving his phone to the president to let him tweet so that he doesn’t start…

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  Outgoing Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal stood before a bank of cameras and welcomed into his office a man he recognized as his successor. “The governor-elect,” Deal called Brian Kemp on Thursday, accepting his fellow Republican’s resignation as secretary of state and promising the two would begin work immediately on transition business ahead of a […]

The post Brian Kemp says he’s Georgia’s next governor and Democrats say prove it appeared first on theGrio.

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A day after declaring victory in a race that hasn’t been officially settled, Republican Brian Kemp resigned as Georgia Secretary of State Thursday noting that he’s burned enough votes to ensure that he will be the next governor of Georgia.

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Everyone is basking in the moment. After two years of Donald Trump, Republican-controlled everything, many dangerous setbacks, a rollback of protections and a toxic environment, Democrats finally got a win on Tuesday! After securing control of the House and garnering several governorships, Democrats got a semblance of a check on this President. But before you […]

The post OP-ED: After the Midterms: The fight has just begun appeared first on theGrio.

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We faced big wins and losses on election night. Mayor Andrew Gillum, delivered an emotional promise to his supporters after conceding to his opponent, Ron DeSantis and reminded  Floridians that he isn’t going anywhere and the fight continues. Georgia gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams, and Brian Kemp are still in a tight race. Polls have Kemp leading 51 to 48 […]

The post The Download | November 7th: Election night wins and losses + Florida approves Amendment 4 appeared first on theGrio.

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The Stacey Abrams watch party at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Atlanta had more mood swings than a 13-year-old boy at his first homecoming dance.

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  Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has put up quite a fight against her opponent, Republican Brian Kemp. By early Wednesday morning, she was trailing Kemp 48 to 51 percent with 97 percent of precincts reporting. However, she delivered a powerful speech that proved she hasn’t counted herself out of the hotly contested race. “I want to say this: if I […]

The post Stacey Abrams refuses to concede hotly contested Georgia governor race: “Votes remain to be counted” appeared first on theGrio.

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ALBANY, Ga.— Glenn Singfield, Sr. takes a lot of pride in the racially diverse clientele that enjoys his meals at Albany Seafood Company, a family-owned business that’s been around since 2014.

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Despite typically low numbers during midterm elections, Black voters are already showing up to the polls. In the state of Florida– there has been an increase in the early ballots casted by Black Democrats. According to the Florida Democratic Party, in 2014, 344,352 African American Democrats cast ballots early. In 2018, that number is 474,455 and that doesn’t […]

The post The Download | November 5th: Increase in the early ballots cast by Black democrats in FL. + Rihanna endorses gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum appeared first on theGrio.

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Cuthbert, Ga.—Over the past two years, President Donald Trump has made a mockery of Christianity. His white evangelical supporters have aided and abetted him every step of the way. Though the God many of us have grown to know as kind, generous and forgiving, a different God has been erected by Trump and his…

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The office of Georgia Secretary of State, which is headed up by Brian Kemp, the Republican candidate running for governor in a hotly contested race, announced on Sunday an investigation into the state’s Democratic Party for unspecified cyber crimes, according to The Hill. The investigation stems from an alleged hack of the state’s voter registration system. […]

The post What part of the game is this? Georgia GOP gubernatorial candidate investigates Dems for alleged ‘cyber crimes’ appeared first on theGrio.

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In a last-ditch effort to turn the tables on the election he has been accused of trying to steal ever since he became the state’s Republican nominee for Governor, Georgia’s Secretary of State announced that his office is investigating the Democratic party for an alleged attempt to hack the vote.

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On Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Eleanor Ross issued a blow to the GOP when she ruled that Georgia must allow more than 3,000 people affected by the states “exact match” to vote in this year's midterm elections.

The post Judge deals blow against GOP, says Georgia must allow more than 3,000 to vote appeared first on theGrio.

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On Friday, a federal judge ruled against Georgia Secretary of State and Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp’s attempt to stop people from voting. It was not the first time a judge had ruled against Kemp, nor was it the second. Or the third. Or fourth.

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On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence, the White House’s own version of Aaron Carter, was out stumping for Georgia gubernatorial candidate and current Georgia secretary of state and chief manipulator of votes, Brian Kemp.

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