Skip to comments.Report: Stacey Abrams May Demand a New Vote Altogether
Posted on 11/16/2018 9:34:43 AM PST by Kaslin
The Georgia gubernatorial race is not over yet. Republican Brian Kemp is ahead by about 18,000, but Stacey Abrams's campaign is trying to take the contest to court, in unprecedented fashion.
Abrams campaign chairwoman Allegra Lawrence-Hardy said all options are on the table, including using a state law that has never before been attempted at this level of elections. They are filing a petition in the name of voter suppression.
Allegra Lawrence-Hardy, Abrams campaign chairwoman, is overseeing a team of almost three-dozen lawyers who in the coming days will draft the petition, along with a ream of affidavits from voters and would-be voters who say they were disenfranchised. Abrams would then decide whether to go to court under a provision of Georgia election law that allows losing candidates to challenge results based on misconduct, fraud or irregularities ... sufficient to change or place in doubt the results.
The legal team is considering all options, Lawrence-Hardy said, including federal court remedies. But the state challenge is the most drastic. And some Democratic legal observers note Abrams would be dependent on statutes that set a high bar for the court to intervene.
Kemp has declared victory, however, and recently resigned as secretary of state after complaints that his office should not be allowed to oversee elections. He said that was not entirely the reason he stepped aside, noting he wanted to "give public confidence to the certification process."
Kemp's 18,000-vote lead is enough to avoid a Dec. 4 runoff and state officials are preparing to officially declare him the winner. His campaign is accusing Abrams of staging a publicity stunt and a ridiculous temper tantrum.
You sure can have a new vote.
Four years from now.
I’ve heard Mike Dukakis wants a new vote as well.
Lets make that after 4 years...in prison.
I want a pony!
Vote, vote and vote some more
Vote from the roof, Vote from the floor
Vote until you get the right score
Dangit, I wanted the pony!
People in Hell want ice water.
She can demand many things. What she gets is a wholly different matter.
The Democratic Party is clearly NOT.
Do we feel entitled today, Stacey??? Don’t think I would want that trait in my Governor. She may feel “entitled” to more of my income, or property, or rights.
Just who in the hell do these people think they are???? A major league smack-down is in order. Her campaign manager has taken “arrogant” and “smug” to an absolutely sickening level.
Now trying to use a judge to steal an election.... How- novel.
Dems use Judges to steal everything else, why should an election be any different?
I demand a revote in every race that a Demonrat stole.
They’re going to try to completely blow up and make a joke out of voting, just like they’ve tried to blow up and make a joke out of marriage, and out of what’s a boy and what’s a girl.
That’s a nice rhyme, in true Dr. Seuss style!
Want in one hand, sh!t in the other.
We’ll figure out which one fills up first.
The Georgia gubernatorial race is not over yet
Unfortunately, this is wrong. It’s over Stacey, take your commie butt home and try to find a real job. You don’t get a do-over in the real world, even if you’re a ‘woman of color’ or whatever.
And Al Gore too.
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