Stacey Abrams: I’m comfortable saying ‘I won’ Ga. governor’s race because ‘something happened’

Stacey Abrams: I’m comfortable saying ‘I won’ Ga. governor’s race because ‘something happened’
Stacey Abrams (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Some people did something?]

Democrat Stacey Abrams said she is comfortable saying “I won” the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial election because “something happened” regarding voter suppression to push Republican Brian Kemp to victory.

In an interview with New York Times Magazine, Abrams said she continues to claim victory because of the “totality of information” about the election and also because she transformed the Georgia electorate. Abrams lost by nearly 55,000 votes to Kemp in the closest Georgia governor’s race in decades, but she earned nearly 50,000 more votes than Hillary Clinton did in the state in 2016 and won more votes than any Democrat in state history.

However, she has continued to claim the race was stolen from her through voter suppression tactics by Kemp, who was secretary of state before being elected governor.

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“Is there any fear on your part that using that kind of language fans the same flames that President Trump has fanned about delegitimizing our elections?” reporter David Marchese asked.

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