Black woman makes history with election win

Stacey Abrams won the Democratic primary for governor in Georgia, becoming the nation's first black woman to lead a major party's ticket.
1:13 | 05/23/18

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Now the results from those primary elections in four states overnight, women winning big. Fighter pilot Amy Mcgrath getting a surprise victory in Kentucky beating Lexington mayor Jim gray in a democratic primary for a house seat there. And history being made in Georgia. Stacey Abrams won the democratic primary for governor making her the nation's first black woman to lead a major party's ticket for governor and here's what she said after the win. We are writing the next chapter of Georgia's future where no one is unseen. No one is unheard and no one is uninspired. I hope that you will all join us in our fight for the future. And if she wins in November she'll be the first African-American woman governor in this country and also the first woman governor of Georgia. Of Georgia. Would only be the third African-American governor. What a night for women. Really shaping up to be the year of thewomen. Not only Stacey Abrams and in Texas a Latino. Lupe Valdez. Again, a long shot but a big win in the primary. Progress. That's right.

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