Oprah campaigns for Stacey Abrams in Georgia

Glen Norman
November 4, 2018

"Let me make it clear", the chat show host said. "And to vote for myself", Winfrey said to cheers. He chided Republicans, including Kemp, for opposing the Affordable Care Act and only recently turning to ads that tell voters GOP candidates will protect insurance access for Americans with once-disqualifying health conditions.

Kemp, Georgia's Secretary of State, has been challenged for his decision to freeze some 50,000 voter applications.

Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp are virtually tied in the Georgia governor's race, according to a poll released Friday. Trump will travel Sunday to Georgia, appearing with Kemp as part of the president's final multistate tour ahead of the midterms. Winfrey has traveled to Georgia to campaign for Abrams, whose potential victory would make her the first African American woman to be governor in USA history.


There were plenty of celebs in the crowd too, including Jermaine Dupri, Chris Tucker, and 2 Chainz, along with thousands of Abrams' supporters who waited for hours to see their candidate side by side with the former president.

Ross' injunction requires the state to change its procedures to allow more than 3,100 people prove their citizenship more easily, such as by showing a US passport or other documentation - and only to a poll manager.

"Well, I think they would want them to vote, but not certainly not vote based on one's identity", Aubrey Shines said in a video message.


"These automated calls are being sent into homes just days before President Trump arrives, reminding voters exactly who is promoting a political climate that celebrates this kind of vile, poisonous thinking", said Abrams spokeswoman Abigail Collazo. "She's a great speaker, but I liked her better when she was giving away Toyotas and refrigerators", Ingraham said.

"It's like a domino effect", said Sara Henderson, executive director of Common Cause Georgia, about the voting issues in Georgia.

Kemp did not address the robocalls at his only scheduled campaign stop on Saturday, at a Cuban restaurant in a north-Atlanta suburb.


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