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Keisha Lance Bottoms Declares Victory As The Next Mayor of Atlanta

Keisha Lance Bottoms defeated her opponent, Mary Norwood, by only a little more than 700 votes.  I covered Bottoms election party for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta.

 Bottoms arriving for her election party.

Bottoms arriving for her election party.

 A trumpet player warms up during sound check for an election party for Keisha Lance Bottoms.

A trumpet player warms up during sound check for an election party for Keisha Lance Bottoms.

 Bottoms greeting supporters before her election party

Bottoms greeting supporters before her election party

 A photo of Keisha Lance Bottoms is displayed on a screen as a band warms up before an election party.

A photo of Keisha Lance Bottoms is displayed on a screen as a band warms up before an election party.

 Charles Doyle picks up a sign he made promoting Keisha Lance Bottoms

Charles Doyle picks up a sign he made promoting Keisha Lance Bottoms

 Supporters wait on Keisha Lance Bottoms to arrive for an election party.

Supporters wait on Keisha Lance Bottoms to arrive for an election party.

 Kasim Reed introduces Keisha Lance Bottoms during an election night party.

Kasim Reed introduces Keisha Lance Bottoms during an election night party.

 Bottoms speaks to supporters during her election night party.

Bottoms speaks to supporters during her election night party.

 Supporters celebrate as results come in showing Bottoms winning over Mary Norwood.

Supporters celebrate as results come in showing Bottoms winning over Mary Norwood.

 Keisha Lance Bottoms takes the stage after declaring victory over her opponent Mary Norwood.

Keisha Lance Bottoms takes the stage after declaring victory over her opponent Mary Norwood.

 Keisha Lance Bottoms delivers her victory speech after declaring victory over Mary Norwood.

Keisha Lance Bottoms delivers her victory speech after declaring victory over Mary Norwood.