Atlanta Councilwoman Mary Norwood, who is white, is one of the front-runners for the Nov. 3 election, along with City Council President Lisa Borders and state Sen. Kasim Reed, both of whom are black.
David Bositis of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies in Washington could not have said it any better “It’s perfectly fine if a white mayor gets elected with black support. On the other hand, it’s not a good sign if you have … a white candidate getting elected with white votes. It’s an indication of polarization.”
Best of luck to all candidates and may the best person win
Here is a good article written a couple of months ago on the candidates: Atlanta candidates