Stacey Abrams Wins!

Yesterday was another primary day in a number of states, and Stacey Abrams, of whom I'm a big fan, won the Georgia Democratic gubernatorial primary, putting her one step closer to making history as the nation's first Black female governor. YAYAYAYAY! At her victory party, she told her supporters: "We are writing the next chapter of Georgia history, where no one is unseen, no one is unheard, and no one is uninspired. Now let's go get it done."

And in Texas, Lupe Valdez won the Democratic gubernatorial primary, becoming the first openly gay and first Latina candidate to win a major party nomination for governor. "She told cheering supporters in Dallas that she's not deterred by conventional wisdom that she faces long odds against Gov. Greg Abbott, a well-funded incumbent. 'Please tell me when I didn't have an uphill battle,' she said."


I am still very uncertain that we are going to have free and fair elections in November, given that there has been zero effort on the federal level to address Russian meddling — with the possible exception of the sitting president inviting even more of it.

But I'm going to enjoy these victories for now.

Please feel welcome and encouraged to share in comments other primary results that excited or disappointed you.

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