Stacey Abrams, the 2018 Democratic gubernatorial nominee in Georgia, will not run for president in 2020, instead focusing her efforts on combating voter suppression, according to a person familiar with her plans.
Speaking at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Convention in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Abrams did not explicitly address the possibility of a presidential run. But she made clear that her focus was on expanding Fair Fight, the advocacy group she founded, and fighting voter suppression in 2020.
“We’re going to win. We’re going to win because there are only two things stopping us in 2020: Making sure people have a reason to vote and that they have the right to vote,” Abrams said.
“My mission is to make certain that no one has to go through in 2020 what I had to go through in 2018,” she said.
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