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The Cynicism Of Georgia’s Stacey Abrams

December 13, 2018 |
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In one state and for one candidate, the 2018 midterm election isn’t over.

Georgia Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Stacey Abrams lost to Republican Brian Kemp by 54,723 votes, 50.2% to 48.8%.  Turnout was 3.9 million, the biggest ever in a Peach State governor’s race.

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