BRADENTON, Fla. — Atlanta elected a new mayor after a recount and took steps to make the city eligible to sell $34 million of Recovery Zone facility bonds allocated by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Kasim Reed was declared Atlanta’s new mayor Wednesday after a recount demanded by city councilwoman and mayoral candidate Mary Norwood following last week’s runoff election.

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