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Voters choose a mayor as Atlanta confronts prosperity, peril

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In this Dec. 3, 2017, file photo, Atlanta mayoral contenders Keisha Lance Bottoms, left, speaks as Mary Norwood listens at the WSB live debate in Atlanta. Voters in the Tuesday, Dec. 5, runoff for Atlanta mayor are deciding between Norwood and Bottoms. (Steve Schaefer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — Voters in Atlanta were choosing Tuesday between two women to be the next mayor, testing the staying power of a long-dominant black political machine amid profound demographic and economic changes.