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Candidates Stacey Abrams, Sarah Riggs Amico visiting Gainesville on Friday
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Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams speaks to a crowd at a meet and greet event Saturday, March 24, 2018, at Taqueria El Mercadito in Gainesville. - photo by David Barnes

Stacey Abrams and Sarah Riggs Amico, Georgia’s Democratic candidates for governor and lieutenant governor, will be stopping in Gainesville at noon Friday for a rally sponsored by Brenau University College Democrats.

The event is part of Abrams’ “We are Georgia” bus tour, which is stopping in several cities around the state ahead of the Nov. 6 election.

Community members can register online, but registration is not required.

Stacey Abrams rally

When: Noon to 12:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26

Where: Brenau University Pearce Auditorium, 202 Boulevard NE, Gainesville

Kyle Leineweber, president of the Brenau College Democrats, said he received a call from the Abrams campaign about the event earlier this week after having reached out to the campaign earlier.

Leineweber said the group has been busy coordinating with various campus offices and raising awareness about the rally on campus.

Abrams and Riggs Amico will be at Brenau University’s Pearce Auditorium from noon to 12:45 p.m. Friday. Before coming to Gainesville, they will stop in Cumming, then go to Athens after the rally at Brenau.

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