Kemp and Georgia Republicans concocted an "exact-match" law where anyone's name on their government-issued IDs must precisely match their names as listed on the voter rolls, and Ted Enamorado of The Washington Post found that as many as 30% of voters in America's 8th largest state could be ineligible to vote under this law (totaling nearly a million people). In ads and speeches, he has been calling Abrams an out-of-touch liberal since she won the Democratic primary in May.
"During Stacey Abrams' college years, Georgia was at a crossroads, struggling with how to overcome racially divisive issues, including symbols of the Confederacy, the sharpest of which was the inclusion of the Confederate emblem in the Georgia state flag", the statement continued.
So to make tonight's Atlanta Press Club gubernatorial debate between Democrat Stacey Abrams, Republican Brian Kemp, and Libertarian Ted Metz a little more exciting, we created a pair of bingo cards featuring some words and phrases that might come up during the debate.
Ultimately, Abrams and other politicians successfully got the flag changed and the hateful emblem was removed.
The last Democratic governor was Roy Barnes, elected in 1998 - and, as The Times reported, his support for changes to the Confederate symbols on the state flag may have cost him his job. The latest, 2003 iteration of the Georgia state flag erases the "Stainless Banner" altogether. She said it is the responsibility of Georgians to take care of those in need, especially when they are "working families who only want a little bit of access to health care".
Georgia has one of the largest commemorations, a very big bas-relief carving on the side of Stone Mountain that features Confederate leaders Gens.
"Stacey Abrams has already made a name for herself by embracing the radical far-left, but now she's openly attacking the free market", RGA communications director Jon Thompson said. "We must never celebrate those who defended slavery and tried to destroy the Union". He is also Georgia's Secretary of State, so he is quite literally overseeing the election for his own governor's race.
"Good for her", one person wrote of Abrams. He is being sued, as chief elections officer, by various groups for "voter suppression".