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Election day updates | Winners declared in several municipal races

Voters in the city of Atlanta will elected a new mayor.

ATLANTA — On runoff election day across Georgia, all eyes were on the City of Atlanta as voters headed back to the polls to decide who will become the city's next mayor.

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See below for a review of top moments from election day.

Live updates

11:15 p.m. | Felicia Moore takes the stage at her watch party to concede the race. 

11:00 p.m. | Andre Dickens takes the stage at his watch party to celebrate and send his first message as mayor-elect for the City of Atlanta. Watch the full speech, here.

10:30 p.m. | The Associated Press declares Andre Dickens the winner of the Atlanta mayor's race.

10:15 p.m. | Results from precincts across Atlanta are starting to pour in. Right now, 67 out of 182 precincts have reported their results, which is 37% of the total. Dickens is leading with 62%, Moore follows with 38%. 

10:05 p.m. | 11Alive's Hope Ford caught up with Felicia Moore at her watch party. Despite the low voter turnout, she said she's remaining optimistic and looking for a boost in some areas. "I'm looking for the same areas that I had before which were across the city. Of course, my district I represented I for 20 years," Moore said. 

10 p.m. | Fulton and DeKalb County are still in the process of sending in results from precincts. Early voting precinct results are still at 0 out of 182 precincts 2 hours since polls closed. Stay up to date as more as early Atlanta mayoral race results are coming in.

9:05 p.m. | 11Alive's Doug Richards is live at Andre Dickens' watch party. Dickens took an early 20-point lead against Moore. Earlier in the day, 11Alive caught up to Dickens at Ponce De Leon Library as voting was still underway. "I've done all that's necessary for me to be in this position," Dickens said. 

9 p.m. | 11Alive's Hope Ford joins us live from downtown Atlanta outside of Felicia Moore's watch party. Early results are trickling in, at this moment results show Moore behind Andre Dickens. Moore spoke earlier about how she was 41 percent of the vote last time. She said she's confident she and her team have done what they needed to do. 

8:15 p.m. |  Fulton County Board of Commissioners Chairman Robb Pitts said after visiting nearly 40 voting precincts, he said he didn't see any problems arise. "Our people were in place, there were very few issues with the equipment so I couldn't be happier with the performance of our employees today," Pitts said in a press conference. Election Board Chair Cathy Woolard added she didn't get any calls about complaints either.

Fulton County Elections Director Richard Barron spoke about the changes during the runoff election. He said there were 36, 235 early votes published on its website. There were 520, 135 registered voters in the election. All of the polling places opened at time with "virtually no issues." Barron said they've scanned 1,095 absentee by mail ballots and should be scanning another 74 in the next hour or so. Polls closed at 8 p.m. Barron said they received 316 ballots at its drop boxes. "Other than that we've really had a smooth, quiet day," Barron said.

Pitts also said he was surprised by the low voter turnout at the Atlanta election races in particular. 

8 p.m. | Polls are closed. Stay tuned as early Atlanta mayoral race results start to trickle in.

6:30 p.m. | For the mayoral runoff, voters invested in Atlanta politics now only have two choices -- leaving supporters of former candidates to either cast a ballot or not participate in the election at all.

Polling shows that Kasim Reed supporters could be key to deciding who will be Atlanta's next mayor. 

Andra Gillespie, a political science professor at Emory University said that those who previously sided with Reed will likely vote for Dickens-- if they show up to the polls at all.

5 p.m. | Polls are open for another three hours. 11Alive's La'Tasha Givens is at Park Tavern near Piedmont Park where people are casting their ballots after getting off work. 

1:10 p.m. | Early voting numbers are in and they'll be added to Tuesday's final count.

Fulton County had 36,232 voters cast their ballots between Nov. 17 and Nov. 24. So far, 316 absentee ballots have been returned. 

In Dekalb County, 2,772 people headed to the polls between Nov. 17 and Nov. 24, according to election officials. Election statistics show 816 voters requested absentee ballots and 637 of them have been returned during the early voting period.

12:15 p.m. | 11Alive spoke to a poll manager at Park Tavern and said they've had about 200 people show up so far to vote. 

11Alive also spotted mayoral candidate Andre Dickens across the street from the location meeting with supporters. 

Doug Shipman, who is running for council president in Atlanta also made an appearance.

9:05 a.m. | While Andre Dickens voted early, Felicia Moore cast her ballot at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church. She spoke to the media after voting and thanked her supporters outside. She said they're going to keep the message going today to get residents back to the polls for the runoff. 

"People are ready to move the city in a different election. The next mayor could be possibly the mayor for four years or more importantly, probably eight. That's nearly a decade," Moore said. "So we really need to think about what direction we want our city to go in. I am so happy and proud to have voted for myself - but most importantly, voted for the citizens of the city."

9 a.m. | Dickens shared a video on his Twitter account getting supporters fired up on Election Day. He is expected to address the media this afternoon. 

7 a.m. | The polls are open! So far, no issues have been reported.

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