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Republicans Prevail in Major Governor Races During Mid-Term Election

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The 2018 Mid-term elections held many high-profile battles for office positions, but many Americans had their eyes on the match-ups of Democrat and Republic candidates in the gubernatorial elections in Georgia and Florida. Florida’s new governor would be between Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum. The end of Election Day saw Gillum, the mayor […]

Stacey Abrams Becomes First Black Woman to be Nominated for Governor

Stacey Abrams Becomes First Black Woman to be Nominated for Governor

Stacey Abrams is the first Black woman to be nominated for governor of the United States. The former Georgia lawmaker and author won the Democratic Party primary on Tuesday. A Democrat has not held the red state’s governor’s seat since 2003. Ms Abrams, 44, prevailed over Stacey Evans, a 40-year-old state representative, with three-quarters of the […]

Mississippi Governor Declares April “Confederate Heritage Month”

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Though the confederacy lost the civil war and the nation making it illegal to fly the confederate flag publicly last year, some seem dead set on keeping the ethos of the confederation alive. Namely, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant. According to the Jackson Free Press, Bryant has just named April to be Confederate Heritage Month. Two […]