Atlanta City Councilwoman has the early lead to be Atlanta’s next mayor, according to an exclusive Channel 2 Action News poll. Norwood is pictured here in her 2013 bid to return to Council. BRANT SANDERLIN /BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM
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Atlanta mayoral race: Poll shows Mary Norwood with early lead

Eight years after losing her bid to become mayor of Atlanta, City Councilwoman Mary Norwood has taken a commanding lead in the early stages of the race to succeed Kasim Reed, according an exclusive Channel 2 Action News poll.

“I am delighted by the results of this poll,” Norwood told Channel 2.

Despite Norwood’s lead, a large chunk of voters — 28 percent — is undecided.

Channel 2's Dave Huddleston explains why Norwood thinks she can win.

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