WSB/AJC poll: Norwood takes late lead in Atlanta mayor’s race

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WSB/AJC poll: Norwood takes late lead in Atlanta mayor’s race

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Atlanta mayoral candidates Keisha Lance Bottoms, left, and Mary Norwood, participate in a forum at the Carter Center, Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The winner of the election will be the second woman in history to lead the city of Atlanta. ALYSSA POINTER/ALYSSA.POINTER@AJC.COM

The race for Atlanta mayor enters its final weekend with new polling that shows one candidate emerging with a lead days before Tuesday’s runoff vote.

A Channel 2 Action News/Atlanta Journal-Constitution poll shows City Councilwoman Mary Norwood at 51.3 percent and Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms at 45.1 percent. Norwood’s lead is larger than the margin of error of 4.3 percent.

Only 3.6 percent of respondents polled said they were undecided. The poll, conducted by Landmark Communications on Wednesday and Thursday, suggests unaligned voters have made their choice in recent days.

Join Channel 2 Action News, The Atlanta Journal-Constitutiton and WSB Radio for a LIVE debate, Sunday at 5 p.m.

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