POLITICAL BRIEFS: Jackson Weighs In

In a lackluster mayoralty campaign that made up in the number of candidates fielded (eleven in all) for what it lacked in zest, Atlanta's 35-year-old black vice mayor, Maynard Jackson, all 275 Ibs. of him, broke from the pack last week and finished first with 46.6% of the vote. In next week's runoff, Jackson seems likely to beat incumbent Mayor Sam Massell, who finished second with 19.8%. Running a close third, with 19.1% of the vote, was Charles Weltner, a U.S. Congressman from 1963 to 1967 who was one of the South's...

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