• A first for Georgia: Democrats pick black woman for governor

    1 month ago - By My Sanantonio

    ATLANTA - Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office.
    Abrams set new historical marks with a primary victory Tuesday that made her the first black nominee and first female nominee for governor of either majority party in Georgia.
    Voters also picked nominees in Kentucky, Arkansas and Texas ahead of the November midterms. A closer look at key story lines:
    GEORGIA GOVERNOR'S RACE
    Democrats were set to nominate a woman for governor either way, with...
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  • A first for Georgia: Democrats pick black woman for governor

    A first for Georgia: Democrats pick black woman for governor

    1 month ago - By The Seattle Times

    ATLANTA - Several of Tuesday's nomination races in four states ended well for female candidates, one of them winning a chance to become the first black female governor in American history. Georgia Democrats chose Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams, already a history-maker as the first black nominee and first female nominee for governor of either...
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  • Georgia Democrats Nominate First Black Woman in Governor's Race

    1 month ago - By Bloomberg

    Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams became the first black woman to win a major party nomination for governor on Tuesday running on a platform that focused on economic fairness and mobility, overhauling the criminal justice system, and LGBTQ rights.
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  • America's First Black Woman Governor or a Gun-Loving, Anti-Immigrant Republican? Georgia's Choice in November

    1 month ago - By Newsweek

    Stacey Abrams won her primary in Georgia Tuesday night, bringing her that much closer to becoming the country's first black female governor.
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  • Dem Stacey Abrams makes history after winning primary in Georgia gubernatorial race

    Dem Stacey Abrams makes history after winning primary in Georgia gubernatorial race

    1 month ago - By New York Post

    Stacey Abrams has won the Democratic primary in Georgia's gubernatorial race. She is the state's first woman nominee for governor from either major party, and if she wins the general election in November, she'll become the first black female governor in the US. Former state House Minority Leader Abrams beat former state Rep. Stacey Evans...
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  • Stacey Abrams wins Dem primary in Georgia gubernatorial race

    1 month ago - By National Post

    ATLANTA - Stacey Abrams won Georgia's Democratic primary in the gubernatorial race Tuesday, becoming the state's first woman nominee for governor from either major party.
    If the former state House minority leader wins the general election in November, she'll become the first black woman governor in the U.S.
    Abrams beat former state Rep. Stacey Evans. The one-time legislative colleagues tussled over ethics accusations and their records on education. Both are Atlanta-area attorneys.
    Abrams got a last-minute boost with an endorsement - in the form of a 60-second robo-call - from Hillary...
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  • Abram's wins Georgia's 'Battle of the Staceys' to become nation's 1st black female governor

    1 month ago - By NBC News

    Georgia is becoming less Republican, but becoming America's first black woman governor will be no easy feat.
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  • Stacey Abrams Wins Georgia Democratic Primary for Governor, Making History

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    The politically liberal Ms. Abrams will test just how much Georgia's traditionally conservative politics are shifting and whether a black woman can win the governor's office in the Deep South.
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  • Stacey Abrams wins Dem primary in Georgia's gubernatorial race; she would be 1st black woman governor in the U.S

    1 month ago - By The Seattle Times

    ATLANTA - Stacey Abrams wins Dem primary in Georgia's gubernatorial race; she would be 1st black woman governor in the U.S.
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