ATLANTA — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has thrown her support behind Democratic candidate for governor, Stacey Abrams, reports say.

According to a report from Buzzfeed News, Lance Bottoms announced her endorsement of Abrams during Sunday service at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church.

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Abrams clinched the nomination to become the Democratic nominee for governor May 22 with a solid win over fellow Democrat Stacey Evans. Meanwhile, Abrams must wait to find out which Republican candidate she will have to face – GOP candidates for governor, Casey Cagle and Brian Kemp, face off in a July 24 special election.

If she wins the November general election, Abrams would become the nation's first African-American female governor.

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