Tight Mayoral Vote In Atlanta Leaves Both Candidates Uncertain

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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: Two women - one white, one black - are vying to be the next mayor of Atlanta. And one of them, Keisha Lance Bottoms, declared victory this morning. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) KEISHA LANCE BOTTOMS: For all of us in, Atlanta, I'm so honored to be your 60th mayor. Thank you. (CHEERING) KELLY: But her opponent, Mary Norwood, says don't count her out yet. Norwood is trailing by fewer than 800 votes. She's calling for a recount. Andra Gillespie joins us now from Atlanta, where she's a political scientist at Emory University. Welcome. ANDRA GILLESPIE: Thank you. KELLY: Let me start by asking you. Who are these two women? What is the choice that voters in Atlanta were facing? GILLESPIE:...

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