Tag: Stacey Abrams

Has Any Georgia Race Earned this Much Presidential Attention?

Listening to WABE this morning they mentioned three Presidents and a Vice President have all weighed in on the 2018 gubernatorial election in Georgia. (Donald Trump and Mike Pence for Brian Kemp and Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama for Stacey Abrams who also was endorsed by Hillary Clinton). Which got me to thinking: has there

Obama Snubs Barrow; Endorses Abrams, Riggs-Amico and Two State House Challengers

Former President Barack Obama made his “first wave” of endorsements nationwide in the 2018 race. While four Georgia Democrats received his good news, John Barrow, a national co-chair of Obama’s “Vote for Change” initiative during the 2008 presidential race, did not. Ouch. A message was left for the Barrow campaign and I’ll update when I

A Questionable Poll With All Dems Up in Georgia

Democrats almost assuredly like the results from the latest Gravis Marketing poll. Trump disapproval 49%, only 46% approve! Generic Dem congressional candidate up by four points! Abrams over Kemp by two points! Sarah Riggs Amico(!) over Goff [sic] Duncan by two points! Barrow over Raffensberger by four(!) points! Same-sex marriage supporters outnumber opponents by three percent!  But

Cagle Would Campaign for ATL World Cup Hosting, Abrams and Kemp Have Reservations

GeorgiaPol likes to break hard news for our readers and we’re doing so here. I asked all three candidates for Governor the following questions: “The Unified bid won the right to stage the 2026 World Cup. As governor, would [s/he] back Atlanta’s effort to be one of the host cities? Does [s/he] have any plans

Biden Endorses Abrams

My very close friend Joey B. is now officially unofficially running for prez (or is it unofficially officially) having endorsed Stacey Abrams. In a statement released by the Abrams campaign this morning, the former Vice President said: Stacey Abrams is a bold leader who knows what it will take to get results for Georgians. She

Gov. Barnes Endorses Stacey Abrams

If anyone thought there might be some lingering bitterness from the two Stacies primary that thought was put to rest this morning as Governor Roy Barnes endorsed Stacey Abrams. Barnes was an early and enthusiastic backer of the other Stacey–Ms. Evans. From an Abrams campaign press release, Barnes’ quote: “I understand first hand how vital

UPDATED — Abrams Leads Both Republicans in First General Election Poll

The Stacey Abrams campaign’s first internal poll has Abrams winning over both Casey Cagle and Brian Kemp. (The full memo is below) Her numbers are: 48-43 over Cagle and 49-40 over Kemp. Fred Yang with Hart Research, the Abrams’ campaign pollster, said the poll was conducted statewide with 601 likely voters last week. He said their