Skip to comments.Election Board Certifies Winner in Atlanta Mayor Race (provisional ballot/stolen election?)
Posted on 12/05/2009 7:11:48 PM PST by Recovering_Democrat
The Fulton County Board of Elections has certified election results that make former state Sen. Kasim Reed Atlanta's mayor-elect.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the board certified Tuesday's election result at about 12:25 p.m. Saturday, officially declaring Reed the winner.
With 84,383 votes cast, Reed beat city councilwoman Mary Norwood by 715 votes, or 0.84 percent. State law says a candidate who loses by less than 1 percent of the vote can request a recount.
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I guess it doesn't matter much, unless a Georgia FREEPer can put some perspective on this race.
I figure the entire city of Atlanta is a liberal thugocracy, so one lib mayor is probably as bad as another.
Its pretty much a wash. Both of them are leftist and pretty uninspiring ones at that.
Norwood won the election of election day but she did not get 50% of the vote so there was therefore a runoff election last tuesday. Reed has won the runoff by less than 1000 votes. Its basically a black versus white thing with more blacks than whites in Atlanta so Reed wins.
So all the black guys voting for the black candidate, is that racist?
No. But every white vote for the white candidate is....
The kicker is that the election board has already “certified” their winner, despite the fact that a recount is required.
Unlike what the article says, it isn’t merely that the other guy is allowed to request a recount—when the margin is that tight (<1%), a recount is automatic.
But the election board has already certified their winner...
You people actually expected the Atlanta City Commission to allow a whitey to become mayor? Yeah, right.
rats will not have a number to aim at....