Stacey Abrams

Born:December 9, 1973 (age 48)
Career:House Minority Leader, Georgia House of Representatives, 2011-2017
Representative, Georgia House of Representatives, 2007-2017
Deputy City Attorney, Atlanta, Georgia, 2002-2007
Tax Attorney, Sutherland Asbill &Brennan
Education:BA, Spelman College
MPA, University of Texas
JD, Yale Law School

Stacey Abrams was the 2018 Democratic nominee for governor of Georgia.

Abrams was born on December 9, 1973, in Madison, Wisconsin. She was raised in Gulfport, Mississippi, but the family later moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where she attended high school.

Abrams earned her Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary studies from Spelman College, her M.P.A. in public policy from the University of Texas, and her J.D. from Yale Law School. She began her political career in 2002 when she was appointed deputy city attorney. In 2007, she was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives, becoming House minority leader in 2011.


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