And she dominated in a ring of eastern precincts along Atlanta’s eastern edge, winning territory that stretched from Grant Park and trendy Old Fourth Ward neighborhoods north along the Beltline through Virginia Highland and Piedmont Park.
Many of Woolard's most fervent backers are sure to be torn over the December runoff. Her liberal base seems unlikely to be a natural fit for Norwood, a self-described independent painted as a "closet Republican" by her adversaries. And Bottoms' embrace of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has some of her supporters uneasy.
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