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Atlanta’s Fulton and DeKalb County Boards of Elections has certified the Dec. 5 runoff election between mayoral candidates Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood. The difference in votes between Mayor-elect Bottoms and her dogged opponent Norwood is larger than previously reported. On election night, Bottoms led with a 759-vote difference. That number is now 833,…

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  Mary Norwood does not believe that Keisha Lance Bottoms defeated her fair and square. Days after it was announced that Bottoms defeated Norwood in the election to become the next mayor of Atlanta, Norwood said that her numbers suffered because of cheating. “Many voters have come forward to describe the administrative problems and voter…

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Some folks may recall New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra’s equally famous quip that “it’s déjà vu all over again” when assessing the latest election in Atlanta. The thrilling, pulse-pumping, down-to-the-wire finish of a mayoral race – replete with last-second jockeying, insult-hurling and mud slinging – was the closest election for mayor of Atlanta has…

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Atlanta mayoral candidate Mary Norwood had a meeeting with the Buckhead Young Republicans in June. During the meeting, Norwood asked atteendees to not record the conversation. Norwood claimed that she had information that Kasim Reed’s campaign used illegal voters to gain victory during the 2009 election, in a. Norwood claimed that Reed’s campaign found voters…

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Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin created tremors in the Atlanta political landscape when she proclaimed she’s backing Mary Norwood for mayor instead of Keisha Lance Bottoms. Franklin, who made history as the first female mayor in the city’s history, is betting that her name and legacy as a political pioneer will carry enough weight to…

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