Reed, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, has denied he is personally involved in the probe and said he would cooperate with any requests from the Justice Department. "It's a lot harder to drive a van with six felons, you know guys who are going to commit felonies by voting illegally if somebody's watching", she said.
Bottoms, meanwhile, sought to cast Norwood as a Republican hiding behind the guise of her independent status.
While the race may be far from over for Norwood, Bottoms holding the title as the second Black woman mayor of Atlanta is very much a reality for her.
Norwood also got endorsements from several of her former competitors, and state senator Vincent Fort - the unsuccessful candidate backed by independent Sen.
And Bottoms got herself a last-minute boost as well.
Yesterday, we reported that the mayoral election in Atlanta, Georgia was going to be nothing short of a showdown.
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