Federal Judge Rules Stacey Abrams Cannot Use Committee to Raise Unlimited Funds

Former Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives Stacey Abrams speaking with attendees at a conversation at the Mesa Arts Center in Mesa, Arizona. / Photo by Gage Skidmore via Flickr

A federal judge ruled a fundraising committee connected to Georgia Democrat gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams cannot yet begin to raise unlimited sums of money under a state law passed last year.

The Hill reports:

Abrams and her yet-to-be-approved leadership committee, One Georgia, filed a lawsuit last month asking that the fundraising committee be allowed to take in unlimited contributions because Abrams is already effectively the Democratic nominee for governor.

The use of such leadership committees was approved last year under a new law backed by Gov. Brian Kemp (R), who is running for a second term and has already formed a leadership committee of his own. The committees can be used by a select few top candidates, including the incumbent governor and major party nominees.

But in a decision handed down on Thursday, U.S. District Judge Mark Cohen said that while Abrams is running unopposed for the Democratic nomination for governor, she cannot yet be considered her party’s nominee because she hasn’t yet made it through the primary.

Allowing One Georgia to begin raising unlimited amounts of money before the primary would require the court to “effectively rewrite” the law, Cohen wrote.

The Georgia gubernatorial primaries are slated for May 24.



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Frank W Brown
Frank W Brown
7 months ago

Oh DARN, foiled again, this VERMIN should NOT even be allowed to run, it’s a ROACH!

Claude Burns
Claude Burns
7 months ago

The states individually should pass laws preventing non residents to participate or donate in their campaign elections. Corporations and companies should also be prevented from donating to candidates unless they are headquartered and more than 50% of their income is generated in their state. Keep outsiders from carpetbagging a state to gain national influence. Preventing the rich from abusing the peoples wishes and desires.

nannie
7 months ago
Reply to  Claude Burns

Good call Claude

JohnnyBgood
JohnnyBgood
7 months ago

Geez that bitch is one fat buckwheat! She sounds so intelligent! 😂🤣
All that money and she’s still a fat unintelligent nappy head retard.

BTeboe
BTeboe
7 months ago

That doesn’t mean they won’t start raising unlimited funds. They do what they want. To hell with the laws and court rulings. They will hide the money until they can safely lie about where it come from and when.

Car
Car
7 months ago

She can’t even manage her weight let alone a State.

Trumpone
Trumpone
7 months ago

As a lifelong Georgian , most I know wish she’d return to the state she came from, and being totally honest she should be jailed for voter fraud for the bs she pulled in the last election, fb.

dslady
dslady
7 months ago

You can bet Abrams, as president of the “United Earth” in the recent Star Wars movie ad, already has EVERY ILLEGAL ACTION POSSIBLE IN PLACE, READY AND WAITING FOR GEORGIA CITIZENS TO WATCH AS CONTROL OF THEIR STATE IS RIPPED FROM THEM! Abrams is a Socialist/Communist whose hunger for power is unrelenting. SHE HAS TO BE STOPPED. NOW!

Snow White
7 months ago

Racist Stacey Abrams for Governor???? “You can’t be serious?”. This ‘whale’ couldn’t manage a bowl of oatmeal at the breakfast table, much less manage the people of GA. It’s TIME to DUMP radical and self-serving, grade-school political hacks as candidates for public office and insure ONLY qualified individuals are allowed on a ballot.

PATTY
7 months ago

SHE SHOULD BE BARRED FROM RUNNING FOR ANY POLITICAL OFFICE…….HER ACTIONS THE LAST TIME SHOULD STAND AGAINST HER???????????

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