Ain’t No Purging Of Them Georgia Voter Rolls Going Down On Stacey Abrams’ Sister’s Watch

Judge blocks voter purge in 2 Georgia counties

Judge Leslie Abrams Gardner, sister of Stacey Abrams, rejected a call for her to recuse.

Stacey Abrams

By KYLE CHENEY and JOSH GERSTEIN – 12/28/2020 11:08 PM EST

A federal judge in Georgia on Monday ordered two counties to reverse a decision removing more than 4,000 voters from the rolls ahead of the Jan. 5 runoff elections that will decide control of the U.S. Senate.

The judge, Leslie Abrams Gardner — the sister of former gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, a prominent ally of President-elect Joe Biden who has led voter registration efforts across the state — concluded that the counties appeared to have improperly relied on unverified change-of-address data to invalidate registrations in the two counties.


Leslie J. Abrams was a U.S. attorney until she was nominated by President Barack Obama for a federal judgeship in Georgia’s Middle District.

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