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Atlanta mayoral candidate concedes two weeks after election

David Goldman/AP

Mary Norwood conceded the Atlanta mayoral race to fellow City Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms in an online video late Wednesday, two weeks after the election runoff.

Why it matters: After the bitterly contested Dec. 5 runoff in which Bottoms narrowly defeated her by 821 votes, Norwood had refused to concede, asking for a recount. But in her online video, Norwood, an independent, said while she believes there were voting irregularities, she will not challenge the results.