i was fully convinced that antonio brown,
city council not baller wolf,
was gonna become the next mayor of atlanta.
i thought the foxhole of the forests of atlanta were fully behind him.
everyone spoke so highly of him when he was mentioned in foxhole’s past.
they crowned the new mayor of atlanta last night and…
— Andre Dickens (@andreforatlanta) December 1, 2021
The City of Atlanta has a new mayor. Andre Dickens defeated Felicia Moore in Tuesday’s runoff election. Dickens will be come the 61st mayor of Atlanta.
The Associated Press called the race for Dickens just after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.
It has been a remarkable run for Dickens, a current Atlanta City Councilman, who just more than a month ago was polling at 6 percent, well behind front runners Moore and former Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed.
A month before that, Dickens polled in fourth place behind Sharon Gay, and just ahead of fellow councilman Antonio Brown.
But then came Election Day. On Nov. 2, Dickens surged ahead of Reed late in the night and ended up securing his spot in Tuesday’s runoff by about 600 votes. But on that night, he was still trailing Moore by about 17 percent of the vote.
Over the next 28 days, Dickens was able to carry that momentum into an unlikely win and a job he says he’s been looking forward to since he was 16 years old.
are andre’s policies good?
it seemed andre was an underdog that had a steady momentum.
it bees like that tho.
What happens to Antonio now?
on amazing news,
stacey abrams will be running for the governor of atlanta in 2022.
i feel like everyone in atlanta is gonna vote for her.
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