Mayoral candidates clockwise from left Mayor Jennifer Roberts (D), Joel Ford (D), Kenny Smith (R) and Vi Lyles (D).
Mayoral candidates clockwise from left Mayor Jennifer Roberts (D), Joel Ford (D), Kenny Smith (R) and Vi Lyles (D). John D. Simmons
Mayoral candidates clockwise from left Mayor Jennifer Roberts (D), Joel Ford (D), Kenny Smith (R) and Vi Lyles (D). John D. Simmons

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