Atlanta Mayoral Race

Mary Norwood has dropped her legal challenge to Keisha Lance Bottoms's Dec. 5 mayoral run-off election in Atlanta.

Keisha Lance Bottoms, who was expected to lose Atlanta's contentious mayoral race, narrowly defeated a White opponent, who has called for a recount.

ATLANTA (AP) — The race for mayor in Atlanta early Wednesday was too close to call, with one candidate declaring herself the city’s new leader and the other vowing to request a recount. The margin was razor-thin, with just a few hundred votes separating Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood. Bottoms spoke early Wednesday at […]

The race for Mayor of Atlanta is drawing to a close as the last day to vote is December 5, 2017. Mary Norwood and Keisha Lance Bottoms are in a race to claim the seat. Roland Martin talks with journalist Condace Pressley and Ernie Suggs on the current condition of the race. “Mary Norwood is […]

Atlanta’s Mayoral Race candidates are going head to head as they race towards the November 7, 2017, election race. On October 22, 2017, the city hosted a debate between candidates that got heated. Roland Martin talks with journalist Condace Pressley about it. Martin says that there hasn’t been a,”White mayor in Atlanta since 1973.” This can be […]