A Tale of Two Staceys in Georgia Governor Race
Stacey Abrams, left, and Stacey Evans

Women are ready to reign.

In a year that has seen a record number of women running for office. Politico reports that nearly 600 women have announced their intention to run for the House, Senate, or governor.

The Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University found that 46 women were running for governor.

Among these women is Stacey Abrams, who wants to become governor of Georgia. If she wins, she would become the first black woman to become a governor in the United States.

Abrams is going up against another female Democrat, Stacey Evans, for the governorship. 

They will find out on Tuesday, May 22, which woman has secured the nomination. 

As of Tuesday afternoon, Fox 5 Atlanta was reporting that Abrams had 58.2% of the vote. It reported that Evans was lagging at 19%. 

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