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2018 midterms, brian kemp, elections, georgia, stacey abrams, voter suppression -

Stacey Abrams may have conceded in this year’s hotly contested governor’s race, but the fight to make Georgia elections fairer and more democratic is far from over.

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Contrary to popular belief, today’s election is not about Donald Trump. It has nothing to do with a “blue wave,” or red and blue states. It will tell us nothing about America’s changing demographics or 2020.

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Tonight, America is finally united with a collective case of bubbleguts as we wait to see if the country will reject free health care, tax breaks for the wealthy and the politics of fear and have some common sense for the first time.

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It’s the final push toward Election Day—and if voting isn’t already on your mind (girl, how?) and you haven’t had a chance to cast your ballot yet, Michelle Obama and her When We All Vote initiative have one final event for you: a digital telethon that anyone can participate in—because it doesn’t involve money.

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Right outside of Stacey Abrams campaign headquarters in Atlanta, GA, Thomas Fellows was on a mission to prove that white people are on her side as well.

The post Can Stacey Abrams win over white voters in the South? This supporter says ‘yes’ (VIDEO) appeared first on theGrio.

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During an exclusive interview Stacey Abrams touched on some of the more polarizing moments during the Georgia campaign for governor and what these bomb threats say about partisan politics in the United States.

The post Stacey Abrams reacts to bombs targeting Democrats: “They’re trying to take us back in time” appeared first on theGrio.

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Today is a key day to register to vote in 17 states, where a lot is at stake for Black folks.  If you've slept on midterm elections before, now is the time to care.

The post Today is your last chance to register to vote in these 17 states- Are you ready for the midterm elections? appeared first on theGrio.

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With a record number of Black political candidates running for office this year, there has been a lot of excitement about what their wins could really mean in November.

The post How can Black candidates win their elections? Donna Brazile and Michael Steele say, just keep it real appeared first on theGrio.

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Whether it is Benghazi, birth certificates, Bigfoot, the Illuminati or an unseen VHS tape of Russian sex workers emptying vodka-filled bladders onto a marmalade-colored man who would eventually become the president of the United States, America loves a good conspiracy theory.

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Rioting erupted Wednesday in Zimbabwe's capital as opposition supporters clashed with police and army troops.

The post Riots shake Zimbabwe as election results delayed appeared first on theGrio.

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Tensions continue to rise in Sierra Leone leading up to their long-awaited polling day to elect a new president. According to All Africa, the 3.1 million voters eligible to vote will choose between their ruling parties, the APC or All Peoples’ Congress and the SLPP or the Sierra Leone People’s Party on Saturday. Representing the APC is elected […]

The post Anticipation growing in Sierra Leone as election day approaches appeared first on theGrio.

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In December, Alabama Democrat Doug Jones won his Senate race largely due to Black voters — particularly Black women — who showed up and showed out for him. Now, many Black women are doing the same for themselves. Jones defeat of opponent Roy Moore has apparently inspired Black Alabamans to step into the political arena themselves. So as many as […]

The post After political boost, Black women in Alabama running for office in large numbers appeared first on theGrio.

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A significant part of the coalition that elected Barack Obama twice to the presidency finds […]

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Caribbean, Elections, Franz Lerebours, Haiti, Haiti Electoral election, News, Port-au-Prince's Martissant, World -

In an election tainted by allegations of political payoffs and lack of planning, thousands of […]

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti’s President Michel Martelly over the weekend urged constituents to vote for […]

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The Caribbean has one of the lowest rates of female political participation in the world; […]

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.Advisers to presidential candidate Willard "Mitt" Romney are vowing that as president, he would restore 'Anglo-Saxon' understanding between the United States and Great Britain...

The post Advisors: Mitt Romney would restore 'Anglo-Saxon' ties between Britain, US appeared first on theGrio.

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