- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: Shannon Basford
November 9, 2018 904-608-7757
STACEY ABRAMS PUTS SELF ABOVE GEORGIANS, TRIES RUNNING ILLEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS
INDUSTRY LEADER WSB-TV REFUSES TO RUN ADS
ATLANTA – Today, WSB-TV put the facts ahead of profit and rejected the new television ad run by the Democratic Party of Georgia on behalf of Stacey Abrams.
The Democratic Party of Georgia broke campaign finance laws by attempting to buy a $250,000 TV advertisement approved by Stacey Abrams with campaign funds for a non-existent gubernatorial run-off. At the same time, Stacey Abrams’ campaign is illegally spending funds to send absentee ballot request forms for an election which does not, and will not, exist. Funds used for runoffs are legally regulated and must be used for a sanctioned (and existent) election.
Chairman John Watson issued this response to the Democrats’ illegal actions:
“Stacey Abrams’ ambitions of getting a TV talk show or running for office again as an aggrieved member of our victim culture are leading her to make reckless and illegal decisions. Her actions are harmful to Georgians who want to come together and work for the future. She is putting herself above the will of Georgians and is damaging to our state.
WSB-TV made the right decision to honor the law and the facts of this election and reject the Abrams run-off ad. There is no run-off election for Governor, and after every vote is counted, there will not be one. Abrams should concede immediately.”
For questions or comments, contact Shannon Basford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 904-608-7757.