This story has been updated.
WABE, Atlanta Loop’s content partner, reports that mayoral candidates Mary Norwood and Keisha Lance Bottoms will face each other in a runoff on Dec. 5.
“City Council members Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood earned the top two spots in Tuesday’s election. Bottoms took away 27 percent of the vote, while Norwood garnered 20 percent,” WABE reported.
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According to WABE Keisha Lance Bottoms has an early lead over Mary Norwood in the mayoral contest.
According to results from Fulton County posted on the Secretary of State’s website, Bottoms has 32.91 percent and Norwood has 18.74 percent, meaning both candidates are likely to face each other in a Dec. 5 runoff election to replace mayor Kasim Reed.
In the race for council president, Felicia Moore leads with 38.93 percent of the vote and CT Martin is not far behind, with 34.75 percent. Alex Wan has 26.31 percent of the vote.
Incumbent Councilmember Michael Bond is beating challenger Courtney English, 54.60 percent to 45.40 percent.
School Board member Matt Westmoreland could soon become Atlanta’s next Place 2 At Large councilmember and may win that race outright. He currently has a commanding lead with 59.42 percent of the vote. Challenger Cory Ruth has 28.45 percent of the vote and Bret Williams has 12.12 percent.
In District 4, incumbent Councilmember Cleta Winslow may have to defend her seat in a runoff. She leads with 43.93 percent of the vote, while Jason Dozier has 18.44 percent of the vote in a crowded field of candidates.
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