Oprah doorknocks in support of possible first black female USA governor

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"I said, when we were watching it, 'If that women can get folks to eat pizza with a cauliflower crust on it, she is going to get that woman elected the first black female governor.' She took people to church", the co-host added.

According to RealClearPolitics's average of polls, Abrams and her Republican opponent Brian Kemp are in an extremely close race, with Kemp up by 1 percentage point.

"Democracy is not just about our individual rights and concerns and our individual protections", Winfrey said, "but rather it lives and thrives in making sure that everybody is lifted by the community". "Well I'd like to remind Stacey and Oprah and Will Ferrell, I'm kind of a big deal, too". Abrams' campaign has attracted support former President Barack Obama, who is rallying in the state on Friday. Her path to victory, as the campaign sees it, comes through activating voters who might have sat out past elections or never before cast a ballot while - at the same time, with the same message - appealing to political moderates, especially those tied into Atlanta's booming economy.

Winfrey did not mention Pence or the frequent GOP broadsides about "Hollywood" outsiders.

She praised Abrams as a leader who "will serve the underserved of the state of Georgia".

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When a woman opens the door, she lets out an excited cry. There's something about her that's just magnetic.

Shortly after her speech, Winfrey posted videos on Instagram of herself going door to door canvassing for Abrams.

The Republican Party has held Georgia's governor position since 2003.

Abrams is running on a campaign that includes Medicaid expansion, and "common-sense gun control", Winfrey noted. Goosing a GOP base that holds Trump and Pence in high regard is key to the approach. Winfrey has since dismissed the notion that she would challenge Trump in 2020.

Winfrey and Abrams greet a crowd gathered for a town hall conversation in Marietta, Ga.

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