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Stacey Abrams became first black woman to gain major U.S. party nomination for governor of Georgia in 2018. In February 2019, she became the first African-American woman to deliver a response to the State of the Union address. On August 17, 2019, Abrams announced the founding of Fair Fight 2020, an organization that will assist Democrats financially and technically to build voter protection teams in 20 states. Abrams is Fair Fight 2020's chair.

Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives
In office
January 10, 2011 – July 1, 2017
Preceded by DuBose Porter
Succeeded by Bob Trammell
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives
from the 89th district
In office
January 14, 2013 – August 25, 2017
Preceded by Earnest Williams
Succeeded by Bee Nguyen
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives
from the 84th district
In office
January 8, 2007 – January 14, 2013
Preceded by JoAnn McClinton
Succeeded by Rahn Mayo
Personal details

Stacey Yvonne Abrams

December 9, 1973
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Relatives Leslie Abrams (sister)
Education Spelman College (BA)
University of Texas at Austin (MPA)
Yale University >JD)
Website Official website
pdfStacey Abrams


Abrams co-founded and served as the Senior Vice President of NOW Corp. (formerly NOWaccount Network Corporation), a financial services firm.

Abrams also co-founded Nourish, Inc., a beverage company with a focus on infants and toddlers, and is CEO of Sage Works, a legal consulting firm that has represented clients including the Atlanta Dream of the WNBA.