Atlanta City Councilwoman Mary Norwood leads in a new poll of candidates hoping to succeed Kasim Reed as the city’s next mayor. HYOSUB SHIN/AJC

Mary Norwood leads Atlanta mayoral race in new public poll

Atlanta City Councilwoman Mary Norwood is maintaining her lead in the race to replace term-limited Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, according to a new poll.

Norwood received 27 percent voter support in the newest poll from WXIA Channel 11 and SurveryUSA of 1,085 Atlantans from July 11-18. Her nearest competitor, City Council President Ceasar Mitchell, had 10 percent.

Norwood also topped a March poll from Channel 2 Action News, in which she had 28.6 percent support.

>> See how the rest of the field fared in a story available to subscribers here.


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VIDEO: A look back at the May 2017 polling results

A new poll shows Mary Norwood with a double digit lead over her 11 mayoral opponents and some are again speculating that Atlanta could soon see a white mayor after a 44-year drought. (Erica A. Hernandez/AJC)

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