From left to right, Democratic candidate for Gov. Stacey Abrams, Republican candidate for Gov. Casey Cagle and Republican candidate for gov. and current Secretary of State Brian Kemp, all speaking at victory parties Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
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From left to right, Democratic candidate for Gov. Stacey Abrams, Republican candidate for Gov. Casey Cagle and Republican candidate for gov. and current Secretary of State Brian Kemp, all speaking at victory parties Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

On this edition of Political Rewind, the race for governor of Georgia moves one step down the road.  Democratic voters advance Stacey Abrams to the general election in overwhelming fashion, while Republicans set the stage for a fight for the soul of their party, a runoff between Casey Cagle and Brian Kemp.  Runoffs will also determine which candidates will face GOP congressional incumbents some see as vulnerable in the fall.  Our panel of insiders break down the vote and look at what to expect as they 2018 election marches towards November.

 

Panelists:

AJC Lead Political Reporter Greg Bluestein

Emory University Association Professor of Political Science Andra Gillespie

Republican Strategist Eric Tanenblatt

Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson