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PHOTOS: Keisha Lance Bottoms’ Journey To Becoming Mayor

After a recount, Bottoms’ victory was assured. She was inaugurated on January 2, 2018.
Credit John Bazemore / Associated Press
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After a hard-fought battle, Keisha Lance Bottoms’ was sworn in as Atlanta’s 60th mayor Tuesday.

Punctuated with racial polarity and allegations of corruption, according to an Associated Press report, the December runoff ended with candidate Mary Norwood trailing behind Bottoms by less than 1 percent of the vote.

Check out the above slideshow to see Keisha Lance Bottoms’ journey through the voting process to becoming Atlanta’s 60th mayor.