Gubernatorial elections

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, left, talks to Lt. Gov. Mike Parson during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo. Greitens abruptly announced his resignation Tuesday, May 29, 2018, after a scandal involving an affair with his former hairdresser led to a broader investigation by prosecutors and state legislators. The resignation takes effect Friday. His departure elevates fellow Republican Parson to the governor's office. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
May 29, 2018 - 9:00 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' resignation announcement Tuesday will elevate another military veteran and conservative Republican to the state's top job, and his experience working with legislators could smooth his transition to power. Mike Parson will automatically ascend...
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Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, Republican primary candidate for governor approaches the podium to address supporters during an election night results party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Amis)
May 23, 2018 - 12:40 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams got immediate accolades and attention nationally as Georgia Democrats nominated her for the state's top job. But any focus on her chances becoming the nation's first black female governor first has to wait for her Republican opponent who won't be settled for another two...
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In this May 20, 2018, photo, Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams participates in a debate against Stacey Evans in Atlanta. In Georgia, black women will likely factor into one of the country's marquee political contests. The Democratic race for governor features two women, and candidate Abrams is running to become the first black woman ever elected governor in America. (AP Photo/John Amis)
May 22, 2018 - 10:30 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — In Georgia's gubernatorial primary, Democrats elected the state's first woman nominee from either party, but no Republican candidate could gather more than 50 percent of the vote — so the top two face a July runoff. If Stacey Abrams wins in November, she'll become the first black...
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