Governor

Stacey Abrams ran to become the first female African American governor in the United States
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Maria Boynton
November 19, 2018 - 4:04 pm
Normally it's presidential elections that get the highest voter turnout. The 2018 Midterm elections, held on November 6, came in well-above the previous vote totals, and there was no balloting for President of the United States. According to the Georgia Secretary of State's Office, there were 3.9...
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August 29, 2018 - 2:49 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Racism immediately became an issue in the Florida governor's race on Wednesday as both nominees made predictions: The Democrat said voters aren't looking for a misogynist, racist or bigot, while the Republican said voters shouldn't "monkey this up" by choosing his African-...
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August 14, 2018 - 6:27 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter is backing Democrat Stacey Abrams in the race for Georgia governor, becoming the third U.S. president to weigh in on the contest. "Stacey Abrams is the right leader for our changing state who has consistently championed the American values we share:...
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Maria Boynton
August 08, 2018 - 12:49 pm
The midterm elections are less than 3 months away, and "there's plenty at stake", says Belinda Pedroso, with the National Council of Negro Women. Because of the high stakes, Pedroso says NCNW is holding a Voter Education Webinar to educate about voter rights, and so much more. The Webinar begins at...
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July 25, 2018 - 3:29 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — With the Georgia governor's race now set, the contest between Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams becomes a question of which candidate can move beyond their partisan bases to capture the electoral middle in this emerging battleground state. Kemp, a two-term secretary of...
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July 18, 2018 - 4:28 pm
President Donald Trump is endorsing Georgia Secretary of State, and candidate for Governor Brian Kemp in the GOP runoff election. In a tweet released Wednesday afternoon, the President endorsed Kemp ahead of Tuesday's Primary election. Brian Kemp is running for Governor of the great state of...
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June 15, 2018 - 3:56 pm
Representatives of the Walmart company heirs deny any involvement in the Georgia governor's race after a candidate was secretly recorded saying he backed a school choice law because campaign money from the family's non-profit foundation was at stake. Republican Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle admits making...
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May 21, 2018 - 4:07 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — This week's primary election in Georgia presents black women voters with a rare opportunity: To give a Democrat who looks like them a chance at occupying the governor's mansion in a Republican-controlled state. A Democratic primary win Tuesday for Stacey Abrams or Stacey Evans — both...
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February 21, 2018 - 11:51 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The governor and lawmakers have announced a proposal to slash income taxes in Georgia in response to federal tax changes passed in December. Republican Gov. Nathan Deal on Tuesday unveiled what he called one of the largest income tax reforms in Georgia’s history. The governor’s...
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