Birthday: December 9, 1973
Hometown: Madison, Wisconsin
Alma mater: Spelman College; LBJ School of Public Affairs at University of Texas; Yale Law School
Democratic Party Candidate for Governor
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Abrams founded the New Georgia Project, which submitted more than 200,000 registrations for voters of color between 2014 and 2016.
Abrams is the award-winning author of eight romantic suspense novels, which have sold more than 100,000 copies.
As co-founder of NOW Account – a financial services firm that helps small businesses grow – Stacey has helped create and retain jobs in Georgia.
In 2010, Stacey became the first woman to lead either party in the Georgia General Assembly and the first African American to lead in the House of Representatives.
Stacey has received the Friend of Labor award for her support of working families and an A-rating from the Georgia Chamber of Commerce in the same year.
She is a lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and she is the 2012 Grand Champion of the Georgia National Fair Legislative Livestock Roundup.