With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Keisha Lance Bottoms received 46,464 votes to Mary Norwood's 45,705 votes, in Tuesday night's runoff to become Atlanta's 60th mayor in history.
Bottoms finished with 759 more votes than Norwood.
According to the Georgia secretary of state, a losing candidate if the difference in votes between the winning candidate and losing candidate is not more than one percent of the total votes cast in the race.
In terms of overall percentage, Bottoms and Norwood each received 50% of the vote in an incredibly tight race.
Norwood took an early lead as the first results came in, but Bottoms surged ahead around 11 pm.
Earlier on Tuesday, both Norwood and Bottoms, as well as Mayor Kasim Reed, cast their ballots in the race.
If Norwood wins, she will become Atlanta’s first white mayor of the 21st century, and the first white female to ever hold the office.
If Bottoms wins, she will become Atlanta’s second female mayor, along with continuing a trend of black mayors in Atlanta beginning in 1973.