Latest Fact-checks on Stacey Abrams Stacey Abrams stated on February 14, 2018 in campaign website: "The majority of Georgians incarcerated in local jails have never been convicted of crime. They are simply too poor to pay their bail." Stacey Abrams stated on January 17, 2018 in a statement to The Root: Says under her leadership, "Democrats fought to ... make sure the (2011 HOPE) bill ... prevented the use of ACT/SAT testing standards." Stacey Abrams stated on November 15, 2017 in a post on Twitter: "The average cost for infant care in GA is almost $7,700/yr – more than average in-state college tuition." Stacey Abrams stated on October 2, 2017 in a public forum: Says Stacey Evans "voted for (school) vouchers...in the beginning." Stacey Abrams stated on June 13, 2014 in In an article: More than 1.5 million people moved into Georgia between the past two Census counts, and a majority consider themselves, African-American, Latino or Asian-American. Stacey Abrams stated on August 1, 2012 in a press release: Says Georgia ranks "near the bottom in per capita transportation spending." Stacey Abrams stated on March 27, 2012 in a speech before the Atlanta Press Club: "We have the lowest per-capita spending of any state in the nation" except for South Dakota.