Shirley Franklin, Peter Aman back Mary Norwood mayoral bid
A former mayor and an ex-rival are showing support for
Monday November 27, 2017 04:39 pm EST
Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin is about to endorse mayoral candidate Mary Norwood, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Franklin, from Atlanta City Hall's front stoop, stands with Norwood, as well as Peter Aman, a former mayoral contender who's also throwing his weight behind her, and Council President Ceasar Mitchell, who endorsed the hizzoner hopeful on Tuesday.
Franklin's backing could mean Norwood, the self-proclaimed Independent who's been called a "closet Republican," will be better postured to engage black and liberal voters.