Both are crisscrossing the state with one goal in mind: Motivating their core supporters rather than persuading the few remaining undecided voters.
“This is a base turnout election,” Kemp said of Trump’s pending visit. “And he’s definitely someone the base is excited about, including me.”
State Democrats hope to sign up droves of new supporters at the Obama event. The party said tickets will be available on Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at kiosks where staffers will also court new volunteers. The details are here.
Kemp used the opportunity to rib Abrams over a gaffe she made on national TV two weeks ago in which she mentioned the name of a county that doesn’t exist.
“I just heard they changed the location of Obama’s visit to Georgia,” he said. “He’ll be visiting Glasgow County.
On the quest to become the first African-American women to be governor in Georgia, democrat candidate Stacey Abrams makes her way through several stops on the campaign trail. Along for the ride, Abrams was accompanied by newly elected United States Representative of Massachusetts 7th Congressional district Ayanna Pressley and United States Senator Elizabeth Warren. (Video by Ryon Horne)