What Went Down In Tuesday’s Southern Primaries

If all the chips fall Democrats’ way in November and beyond, Tuesday could be remembered as the day that launched some prominent political careers.

In Georgia, former state House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams won the Democratic primary for governor, 76.5 percent to 23.5 percent, over former state Rep. Stacey Evans. While Abrams was expected to win, her margin far exceeded the average lead of 22 percentage points she held in the polls, and it’s likely to bolster her reputation as a rising Democratic star. Abrams admits that it’s her intention to run for president someday (just not until 2028 at the earliest).

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