Stacey Abrams has just defeated Stacey Evans in the Georgia Democratic gubernatorial primary yesterday!
Abrams is one step closer to making history and becoming the nation’s first-ever black female governor AND Georgia’s first woman governor by winning the general election this past November.
Georgia is known as a state in which Republicans dominate.
Abrams absolutely dominated as she had about three-quarters of the votes. It was reported that she had 270,894 votes to Stacey Evans’ 87,743 votes.
Tuesday night after Abrams’ victory, she had this to say to her supporters in Atlanta,
“We are writing the next chapter of Georgia history, where no one is unseen, no one is unheard and no one is uninspired. Now let’s go get it done.”
Stacey Abrams, former minority leader of the Georgia Statehouse has dedicated many years to turn the state of Georgia blue.
Now, more than ever, black women in the south have argued that they need more representation in the party as they have proven to be the most loyal voters.
According to the Reflective Democracy Campaign, in the state of Georgia, women of color make up 23 percent of the population with only 8 percent of officeholders.
Republicans currently rule Georgia but we’re determined and hopeful that Stacey Abrams will be the change that we all need to see.
Congratulations Stacey Abrams, we’re with you every step of the way! “Now, let’s go get it done.”
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