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Bradshaw3

(7,560 posts)
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 09:46 AM Nov 2020

Stacey Abrams' Georgia Turning Blue

From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

"If there is a single person who deserves the credit for Georgia’s moved to blue in the last four years, fellow Democrats believe it is Stacey Abrams."

snip

As social media lauded the work Abrams has done, she shared the credit with others, especially the late Rep. John Lewis, whose home county in the 5th congressional district put Biden ahead in the tally early Friday.

Valerie Jarrett, the former adviser to President Barack Obama responded, “You forgot one.”


https://www.ajc.com/politics/politics-blog/stacey-abrams-georgia-turning-blue/CN4QYWABYZDLDOBKVY5TMQMT5I/


The article also gives credit to Killer Mike and his efforts to turn out the vote. I sure hope Stacey is given a prominent role in the Biden administration.

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Stacey Abrams' Georgia Turning Blue (Original Post) Bradshaw3 Nov 2020 OP
IMO Stacy can help the most as DNC Chair groundloop Nov 2020 #1
Well, maybe not blue Wednesdays Nov 2020 #2
She needs to help FL!! OrlandoDem2 Nov 2020 #3
Now unto Georgia Senate races Etherealoc1 Nov 2020 #4
This one is for TrishaJ Nov 2020 #5
Dems need to put a whole lot more respect on Stacey Abrams' name... SKKY Nov 2020 #6
I agree mvd Nov 2020 #9
I agree Bradshaw3 Nov 2020 #10
Biden will nominate Abrams for his cabinet. McConnell will block (if he's still majority) Goodheart Nov 2020 #7
Yep. She got my sister to register and vote for the first time in 2018 ecstatic Nov 2020 #8
Great story! Bradshaw3 Nov 2020 #11

groundloop

(11,549 posts)
1. IMO Stacy can help the most as DNC Chair
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 09:49 AM
Nov 2020

She did a hell of a great job in Georgia, the party could take many lessons from her and use them in 2022 and beyond.

Wednesdays

(17,559 posts)
2. Well, maybe not blue
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 09:50 AM
Nov 2020

Rather more like purple-ish. Which is still a huge improvement from what it used to be.

Etherealoc1

(256 posts)
4. Now unto Georgia Senate races
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 10:00 AM
Nov 2020

The infrastructure is in place so we just need to take the momentum to the Senate races.

We need this.

SKKY

(11,851 posts)
6. Dems need to put a whole lot more respect on Stacey Abrams' name...
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 10:05 AM
Nov 2020

...because the work she's done the past 2 years has made what's going on in GA possible.

mvd

(65,189 posts)
9. I agree
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 10:09 AM
Nov 2020

I think she has a future in the cabinet or maybe still Governor of Georgia. Maybe more. I know I have gained respect.

Goodheart

(5,355 posts)
7. Biden will nominate Abrams for his cabinet. McConnell will block (if he's still majority)
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 10:09 AM
Nov 2020

at which time Joe should respond with "I hereby name Stacey Abrams as acting Secretary of HUD."

ecstatic

(32,836 posts)
8. Yep. She got my sister to register and vote for the first time in 2018
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 10:09 AM
Nov 2020

My sister sat out the historic elections of 2008, 2012, and 2016; but voted in the off year election of 2018.

I had to apply tremendous pressure to get her to vote this year, including commandeering her Google calendar with multiple voting "appointments." Lol! However, she wouldn't even have been registered without Stacey, so, thanks Stacey Abrams!

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