Georgia’s Ethics Czar Threatens to Subpoena Stacey Abrams’ Campaign Records

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Former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams speaks at the 2019 Women In The World Summit in New York. (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid)

A month into his new role as the director of Georgia’s Ethics Commission, David Emadi announced that he would subpoena campaign records from 2018 Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams.

Emadi, who replaced Stefan Ritter following allegations of workplace impropriety, said the Ethics Commission is actively investigating “four or five” ethics complaints against Abrams, WXIA reported. The agency will subpoena bank and financial records from the Democrat’s campaign, as well as groups that raised funds for her gubernatorial run.

On April 11, Emadi said he expects Abrams’ campaign records to be “voluminous,” indicating the investigation could take a while.

The director, who began his new role in early April, said the commission also investigated complaints against Republican Brian Kemp’s gubernatorial campaign. No sustainable allegations were found, Emadi told WXIA….

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