Stacey Abrams

The latest on Stacey Abrams. In 2018 she was the Democratic nominee for governor of Georgia, the first African American female to be a major-party nominee for governor in the United States. A close election which resulted in accusations of voter suppression, Abrams ultimately lost the election to Brian Kemp. Before running for governor, Abrams served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 2007 to 2017, serving as the minority leader between 2011 and 2017. She is also a bestselling author of numerous books, both fiction and nonfiction.