Atlanta Mayoral Race Likely Heads to Recount

Uncounted provisional ballots and extremely tight margin in election

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

In Atlanta, a hotly contested mayoral race that was almost certainly partially about race drew to a too-close-to-call near-tie Tuesday night. Former state senator Kasim Reed, who is black, and city councilwoman Mary Norwood, who is white, tried not to make race a central focus of the campaign. But in a city where black mayors have been the norm since the 1970's and city residents often vote along racial lines, there was almost no escaping the hot-button issue. We talk to Rickey Bevington, an anchor with Georgia Public Broadcasting.


Rickey Bevington


Noel King

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