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The hot and strongly controversial campaign that could see the first African-American elected governor of Georgia has targeted a white squad, who sent recorded racist messages to voters in the state.

Robocall, the sound of which is published in social media, features a man who tries to emulate the former host of the Oprah Winfrey speech, who campaign for democracy Stacey Abrams in Georgia last week. The voice refers to Winfrey as the "magic nerve" that "Jews who own the American media" are used to "cheat dumb white women" to do what they want.

Amid more racist insults, the recording says that Abrams, if he wins on Tuesday, will also become the first African-American woman elected governor in American history – has a similar capacity and "can a white woman be deceived to vote, especially fat. "

The robocall ends with a message saying that the ad was paid by "RoadToPower.com". This URL is redirected to a BitChute.com video page with Road to Power video podcasts, which the Anti-Difficulty Association calls "a white, anti-Semitic and anti-Semitic base based on Sandpoint, Idaho."

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The team is run by Scott Rhodes, a neo-Nazi who appears in videos believed to be behind racist robocalls earlier this year on the death of Mollie Tibbetts. Tibbetts, 20, was a woman in Iowa, which authorities say was murdered by an undocumented migrant. The calls were denounced by the comments of members of the Tibbetts family, who said her death should not be used to justify hatred against Latin Americans.

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Rhodes is also believed to be behind racist robots in August, targeting Florida Democratic governmental candidate Andrew Gillum, who is also African-American.

"It is not surprising that in a race that has been systematically very close, we have seen several weeks of growing despair from many dark corners trying to steal elections, deceive, lie and plunder people's fears rather than respect listening voters and talk to their hopes, "said Abrams spokesman Abigail Collazo in a statement.

Abrams' opponent, Georgia's Foreign Minister Brian Kemp, denounces the calls as "miserable" and "absolutely disgusting" in an e-mail message to The Hill.

"I'm confronted with any person or organization that blocks this kind of hateful hatred and craving fanaticism," he said.

Collazo dismissed Kemp's rejection of the calls.

"It is disturbing that after months of racist, sexist and inaccurate attacks on Stacey Abrams, Brian Kemp has just suddenly decided to find consciousness as polls are tightened and Georgian voters make it clear that they are rejecting the kind of hatred he and his allies have pushed around the state, "he said.

Abrams accused Kemp of "oppressing voters" because his office rejected many voter registration requests based on "exact match" criteria. Abrams has said that the rejected applications were disproportionate to African-Americans. Kemp denied the allegation.

On Friday, a federal judge issued an order to allow 3,141 people to vote on Tuesday, as Kemp's office removed them from the rolls under the "exact match" law. The judge expressed "serious worries" about the "difference in treatment that is being given to a group of primarily minority".

President Donald Trump traveled to Georgia on Sunday for a Kemp campaign.

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