Today is the official primary election day for Charlotte’s Mayor and several city council positions.
There are several candidates in both the Democrat and Republican mayoral primaries, as well as Democratic Council primaries for seats in Districts 1, 2, 4, and 5, plus at-large city council seats.
For a full list of all candidates on the ballot click here.
To view your sample ballot click here.
PBS recently hosted a debate for the mayoral candidates;
Here’s a quick summary of candidates;
|Candiate||Party||Website||More toll lanes?||More affordable housing?|
|Constance Partee Johnson||Democrat||johnsonformayor.us||yes||yes|
|Kimberley Paige Barnette||Republican||n/a||yes||yes|
|Gary Mitchell Dunn||Republican||n/a||no||no|
Primary election day will be September 12, with polls open from 6:30am to 7:30pm.
For more information about the upcoming primary election click here.