If none of the candidates receive more than 50 percent, a runoff will be held Aug. 11 featuring the top two vote-getters.
Howard is seeking a seventh term as he faces three civil lawsuits from female employees past and present alleging harassment. He’s also under investigation by the GBI for use of a nonprofit to supplement his salary.
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Willis made her former boss’ character a central issue of the campaign. Howard has fought back hard over the past week, alleging Willis is a Republican stalking horse who, in exchange for the Atlanta Police Union’s endorsement, agreed not to prosecute cops for excessive force. He supplied no proof in support of those accusations.
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