Is Georgia turning blue?
That’s been the question for years as Democrats steadily narrowed the gap in statewide elections.
Now, with several news outlets projecting a Georgia win for presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden, voters may finally be aligning — or realigning — with the claims.
The last time a Democrat won Georgia in a presidential election was Bill Clinton in 1992.
“We’re Lucy with the football,” Democratic activist Stacey Abrams, a former majority leader in the Georgia House of Representatives, told Stephen Colbert on his late-night talk show. “I think people keep waiting for this massive change. It’s going to happen incrementally and it’s happening now.”
Ms. Abrams has worked hard to bring it about. For the last two years, she organized and rallied voters after losing the Georgia gubernatorial race, refusing to concede and insisting Republican Brian Kemp stole the election.
The “field goal” that Ms. Abrams says Democrats finally kicked Nov. 3 isn’t officially through the