Oprah Is Knocking on Doors in Contentious Georgia Race

Winfrey stumps for Stacey Abrams
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 1, 2018 7:00 PM CDT
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Oprah Winfrey speaks to a crowd during a town hall conversation for gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams at the Cobb Civic Center's Jennie T. Anderson Theatre in Marietta, Ga., Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018.   (Alyssa Pointer /Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

(Newser) – Oprah Winfrey isn't just appearing at rallies Thursday for Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams: The talk show queen is literally going door to door to get out the vote. "U never know who’s gonna come a knocking! #teamabrams," Winfrey posted on Instagram alongside a video of herself knocking on the door of a clearly shocked woman who confirms that, yes, she will be voting for Abrams come Tuesday. Abrams is in a contentious governor's race in which Jimmy Carter and Will Ferrell have also gotten involved. "Down here in Georgia y’all going door to door. Canvassing for #StaceyAbramsforGovernor," reads another post. "Oprah for Stacey Abrams Is the Next-Best Thing to Oprah for President," declares Vanity Fair. Click to see what Winfrey had to say in her rousing rally speech for Abrams. (Read more Oprah Winfrey stories.)

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