Approaching 2018’s midterms, the country has its eyes locked on Georgia’s governor’s race. It’s a close contest between Democrat Stacey Abrams, a former state representative who could become the first black female governor in America, and Republican Brian Kemp, a tough-talking Trump loyalist with a penchant for the Second Amendment. The race has become a battleground for many of the nation’s most pressing concerns about democracy – from voter suppression to election security.
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This story was produced in collaboration with APM Reports, WABE and KCUR.
Produced by Michael Montgomery, Katharine Mieszkowski, and Byard Duncan. Edited by Deborah George.
For APM Reports: Reported by Angela Caputo and Geoffrey Hing. Edited by Dave Mann.
For WABE:Reported by Johnny Kauffman. Edited by Susanna Capelouto.
For KCUR: Reported by Peggy Lowe.
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