State Rep. Stacey Abrams continues to show momentum for her Democratic gubernatorial campaign. When she announced, the state legislator resigned as her party’s Minority Leader in order to better concentrate on her statewide campaign. Now, she is taking her commitment a step further. Over the weekend, Ms. Abrams made public her intent to resign from the state House altogether. Gov. Nathan Deal (R) is ineligible to seek a third term. State Rep. Stacey Evans opposes Ms. Abrams in the Democratic primary. Republicans feature Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Secretary of State Brian Kemp among their four announced contenders.
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