The Sad Saga of Stacey Abrams

Despite Georgia Dem's campaign for VP spot, Biden has not contacted her

June 12, 2020

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams said Wednesday that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden had not contacted her about joining the 2020 ticket, despite her campaign to be his running mate.

In 2019, when rumors arose that Biden would pick her as a running mate before he even launched his candidacy, Abrams told The View she would not run for "second place." But since choosing not to run for any office in 2020, Abrams has privately and publicly sought the vice-presidential position, proclaiming herself an "excellent" choice. She also said she would be concerned if Biden did not choose a woman of color for the position.

Abrams is best known for her losing bid for Georgia governor in 2018. She never conceded defeat and has repeatedly blamed her defeat on voter suppression methods.