max cleland endorses stacey evans governor
Former US Sen. Max Cleland Endorses Stacey Evans for Governor: She Turned Her Life into a “Story of Hope” [Photo Credit:]
Former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland endorses Democrat Stacey Evans for Georgia governor, pledging his “undying support,” the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.

Politically Georgia: “Stacey Evans is a survivor. Her life story of growing up in poverty and yet turning her life into a story of hope by graduating from the University of Georgia on the HOPE Scholarship, and then going on to law school has inspired me,” he said. “It is inspiring all Georgians who know her story and meet Stacey Evans.”

Evans tweeted: “Thank you, Senator Cleland. Your support and kind words mean more than I can express. I know I speak for so many Georgians and Americans when I say we are forever grateful for your years of service to our state and country. Together, we are going to .”

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and former Gov. Roy Barnes also endorsed Evans over her rival Stacey Abrams. The Georgia chapter of Bernie Sanders Our Revolution endorsed Abrams.