years in office, are fielding their largest slate of legislative candidates in more than three decades. Abrams has the chance to become the nation's first African-American woman governor-in a red state that has not elected a Democratic governor in two decades. A last-minute fracas about the state's voting system raised the specter of a disputed result.

The bruising race for governor of Georgia has been roiled by unsupported, 11th-hour allegations from the Republican candidate, who is also the state's chief election official, that Democrats sought to hack the voter registration system.


On Sunday, the office of Georgia Secretary of State announced it was launching an investigation into the Georgia Democrat Party for possible "cyber crimes".

"I think, unfortunately, Secretary Kemp has not only abused his power, he has failed to do his job", Abrams said in an interview with ABC on Monday. Kemp counters that Abrams and affiliated groups are trying to help people, including noncitizens, vote illegally.

Voters line up to cast their ballots early in Macon, Ga., Nov. 2, 2018.

In 2016, he said a DHS computer made an unsuccessful attempt to breach the firewall guarding Georgia's voter data. "I'm asking for your vote and support to keep Georgia moving forward".

The drama played out on a day Kemp campaigned alongside President Donald Trump in Macon.


Oprah Winfrey campaigned with Abrams last week.

"I've got an opponent who not only is an architect of voter suppression, but he's a bald-faced liar", Abrams told more than 200 people at a union hall for longshoremen who work at Savannah's port.

Anyone who's been keeping up with Rihanna's Twitter activity Tuesday knows that she's been encouraging her followers to vote (by way of some exceedingly enthusiastic tweets about Election Day and how necessary it is that those who can participate, do participate) for days now.

Suppressing the vote of the dead is probably a good idea if you want a free and fair election.

But even the policy debates have played out as much as cultural identity battles as they have nuanced debates over policy details.


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