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Stacey Abrams appears in Super Bowl ad pushing for fair elections

Gov. Brian Kemp defeated Abrams in a close race in 2018.

ATLANTA — Stacey Abrams may have lost the governor's race, but she's still pushing for change in Georgia. 

The Democrat is featured in an ad with Republican Natalie Crawford for Fair Fight Action, an organization backed by Abrams. The group advocates for fair elections. The ad will air during the Super Bowl only in Georgia. 

Gov. Brian Kemp defeated Abrams in a close race in 2018. After the election, Abrams vowed to remain engaged in politics. 

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"Every vote should be counted from every corner of our state," Abrams said in the ad that's posted on YouTube. 

"Join us in the fight for election reform," Abrams said while sitting next to Crawford - a Habersham County commissioner. 

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"We need hand-marked paper ballots and our election officials to have the support they need," Crawford said.

Changing the voting machines is one of the top discussions concerning future elections in Georgia. Those who want paper ballots argue Georgia's voting system will be less vulnerable to hacking. 

Some even suggest that the combination of computers and hard-copy print-outs of ballots would be the safest way to prevent hackers from rigging elections, and still allow for speedy vote-counts.

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Either way it goes, state legislators will have to decide what sort of voting system will be put in place if it is changed.  

"Picturing fair elections is something we can all do," Abrams said in the ad.

The ad will debut Sunday, just a couple of days before Abrams will have the chance to speak to the nation with a response to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address. 

In the meantime, the two women of opposing parties are joining together for this cause, encouraging people to use the hashtag #FairElectionsNow on social media. Several have already started posting comments and photos online using the hashtag.