- Georgia Democrats are reportedly concerns that activist-politician Stacy Abrams will run again for office, after have lost the state’s gubernatorial race in two consecutive election cycles.
- Abrams lost both bids against Republican Gov. Brian Kemp in 2018 and 2022
- Their concerns were reported by the Atlanta Constitution Journal after Abrams on Thursday gave an interview with the state’s largest daily newspaper.
- Abrams said political office was “simply one tool” for the issues she’s committed to tackling. However in January she said she likely run again.”
- The newspaper reports states interviews with over three dozen Democratic officials, party leaders and activists suggest Abrams may not have the same unified support she had after her first defeat to Kemp in 2018.
Among those interviewed as
- Chair of Monroe County’s Democratic Party Chairwoman Yvonne Stuart who reportedly praised Abrams’ work mobilizing voters and laying the groundwork for the party’s 2020 gains but said said she worried that Abrams lost partly because “she fell into the trap of becoming too much of a celebrity” in between her two failed campaigns,
- “I do believe there might be another charismatic Democrat that can take us all the way in 2026,” Stuart also said.
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