2017 Atlanta Mayoral Race

Atlanta’s mayor race heads to runoff election The big election headline this morning, the race for Atlanta’s mayor is going to a run-off election.  Keisha Lance Bottoms came in first last night but she did not get the 50% +1 to avoid the run-off with  Mary Norwood and that run-off election will be Dec. 5. […]

Election Day 2017 Have you voted yet?  If not, the polls at most locations are open until 7pm.  Lots of local races, including a big race voters in Atlanta will be electing a new Mayor. That person to succeed current mayor Kasim Reed who is ineligible this election after being mayor for the past 8 […]

The Atlanta mayoral race is the race to watch on election day 2017 It’s that time, tomorrow is Election Day across Georgia.  Early voting ended on November 3, Secretary of State Brian Kemp says turn out was pretty good during early voting in many parts of the state some of the local elections are drawing […]

Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin calls a hold on major contract bidding Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin believes that the city of Atlanta should hold off on major contract bidding unless it is absolutely necessary because of the ongoing federal corruption investigation on City Hall. ” I’m calling for a hold on major contract bidding […]

Political analyst are closely watching the November elections in Atlanta Political analyst are closely watching the turn out of early voting in the Atlanta Mayoral Race.  Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson  told public radio that he believes Atlanta has a good chance of electing a white Mayor. ” I think the enthusiasm is definitely on the […]

New poll candidates closing in on front-runner A new poll shows that Mayoral candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms is surging in the race to be Atlanta’s next Mayor.  The new WSB survey out today shows Mary Norwood still leading with 22% of voter support, Bottoms moved up to get 19% Peter Aman also moved up to […]