- Title: The day before election day, Stacey Abrams supporters hit the streets
- Date: 5th November 2018
- Summary: ATLANTA, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES (NOVEMBER 5, 2018) (REUTERS) WOMAN ON PORCH WITH STACEY ABRAMS SHIRT VARIOUS OF PEOPLE AT HOUSE SERVING AS CANVASSING STATION VARIOUS OF LAWN SIGNS FOR STACEY ABRAMS VARIOUS OF WOMEN ORGANIZING (SOUNDBITE) (English) JENNIFER LUND, STACEY ABRAMS VOLUNTEER, SAYING: "This is one of many canvassing stations around the city today. And I am delighted. The more that come, the more that vote, the better." LUND'S 'VOTE' EARRINGS (SOUNDBITE) (English) JENNIFER LUND, STACEY ABRAMS VOLUNTEER, SAYING: "She has an analytical mind. She's smart. She cares about all human beings. And so that manifests itself in health care, increasing Medicaid in the state which will not just help the metro area, but south Georgia, rural Georgia. We desperately need more health care options and access in the rural parts of our state. I also care deeply about education. And I also care deeply about how we treat the immigrants who come to our country." WOMEN ORGANIZING (SOUNDBITE) (English) PAM SMITH, STACEY ABRAMS VOLUNTEER, SAYING: "I am really excited. I really hope Georgia can see a change. I've been really disheartened by our political climate lately and I just really want to see people like Stacey win." LUND AND SMITH WALKING 'I'M A FAN OF STACEY ABRAMS' FAN ELLENWOOD, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES (NOVEMBER 5, 2018) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF A.J. JARRARD AND HIS FATHER JIMMY JARRARD KNOCKING CANVASSING NEIGHBORHOOD
- Embargoed: 19th November 2018 18:15
- Keywords: Midterm election Abrams volunteers Georgia election
- Location: ATLANTA + ELLENWOOD, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES
- City: ATLANTA + ELLENWOOD, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES
- Country: USA
- Topics: Government/Politics,Elections/Voting
- Reuters ID: LVA001958CN5Z
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Volunteers hit the streets in Georgia on Monday (November 5) to promote their gubernatorial hopeful, Democrat Stacey Abrams, who is vying to become the first female black governor in the United States.
The contentious race between Abrams, a former leader in the state House of Representatives, and her Republican opponent, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, has been marred by accusations of voter suppression.
Last month, former voting rights advocacy groups sued Kemp, whose role makes him Georgia's top election official, accusing the Republican of placing voter registrations on hold to boost his campaign.
On Sunday Kemp accused Democrats of trying to hack voter registration systems.
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