Alisyn Camerota: "Do you want to be vice president?"— CNN (@CNN) August 15, 2019
Stacey Abrams: “My focus is on making sure that we use the primary to build for the general. If, however, a nominee decides that they would like to include me on the ticket I would certainly be open to that." pic.twitter.com/2kmmRpzexn
In an interview with the New York Times, 2018 Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said she would be “open to being considered for the No. 2 spot by ‘any nominee.'”
Many Democratic members speculated she would enter an already crowded presidential race but instead, Abrams wants to focus primarily on voting rights and voter suppression issues that plague many red states. Recently, Abrams founded Fair Fight 2020 to “help staff, fund, and train robust Democratic voter protection operations in battleground states across our country.”
Earlier this year, Ms. Abrams said, “you don’t run for second place” when asked about the possibility of being Joe Biden’s running mate in an interview on The View.
Several Democratic presidential candidates have said they would pick a female running mate if nominated.