Abrams And Gillum Become Desired Assets For Potential Dem Candidates

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 06:  Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams addresses supporters at an election watch party on November 6, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Abrams and her opponent, Republican Brian Kemp, are in a tight race that is too close to call.  A runoff for Georgia's governor is likely.  (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 06: Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams addresses supporters at an election watch party on November 6, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Abrams and her opponent, Republican Brian Kemp, a... ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 06: Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams addresses supporters at an election watch party on November 6, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Abrams and her opponent, Republican Brian Kemp, are in a tight race that is too close to call. A runoff for Georgia's governor is likely. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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Though Stacey Abrams and Andrew Gillum lost their respective elections, their impressive showings and massive popularity have made them must-calls for Democrats looking to jump into the fray.

According to a Wednesday Politico report, the two have been fielding calls from Democratic contenders hoping to win their support and that of their supporters in Georgia and Florida, two states that would greatly ease any candidate’s path to the White House.

Abrams and Gillum are also young, progressive, minority lawmakers who could be considered for the number two spot on a presidential ticket.

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