Georgia’s Stacey Abrams claims poll worker tried to stop her from voting this month

Georgia’s Stacey Abrams claims poll worker tried to stop her from voting this month
Stacey Abrams (Image: Yahoo! News video screen grab)

[Ed. – Right. We’re just hearing about this now?]

Democrat Georgia gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams claimed Tuesday that a poll worker in her precinct nearly denied her a ballot on Election Day.

Abrams, who recently lost the Georgia gubernatorial election to Republican Brian Kemp, said she had problems at her polling place because the poll worker thought she voted with an absentee ballot.

“The day I voted, I had to correct the poll worker who said I had filed for an absentee ballot,” Abrams, who recently ended her bid to be Georgia governor, told NPR’s Morning Edition.

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“It took a few minutes for me to cast my ballot because of the problems with the polling place,” she added.

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