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Stacey Abrams

1973 - Today

By: Mary Stein | Date Added:

Stacey Abrams is an American politician who is currently the House Minority Leader for the Georgia General Assembly and State Representative for the 89th House District. Abrams 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. Abrams has published articles on issues of public policy, taxation and nonprofit organizations. Under the pen name Selena Montgomery, Abrams is the award-winning author of several romantic suspense novels. She was the winner of both the Reviewer’s Choice Award and the Reader’s Favorite Award from Romance In Color for Best New Author. Abrams is a candidate in the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial election, filing her candidacy on May 2, 2017. If elected in 2018, she would be in line to be America's first black female governor.

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