Monday afternoon, the Georgia Democratic Party and Morehouse College announced the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama will campaign for Stacey Abrams at the Historically Black College, this Friday at 5:00 PM.
Abrams and Republican opponent Brian Kemp have been polling at a dead heat throughout the race. Abrams seeks to become the nation’s first African-American female governor in history on November 6. President Obama endorsed Abrams earlier this year. Meanwhile, Vice-President Mike Pence will join Kemp this Thursday and U.S. President Donald Trump will join the Republican hopeful this Sunday in Macon.
The news of Obama’s visit to Morehouse comes on the heels of President Trump announcing his plans to stump for Kemp.
According to GeorgiaVotes, 1,188,702 people have voted early in the 2018 midterm election, a 168.7 percemt increase from this time four years ago.
Tickets to Obama’s appearance at Morehouse will be given out on a first-come, first-serviced basis throughout the city this Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 5:00 p.m.