Election day is finally here in the Queen City – today we will decide who our next Mayor will be (along with a host of other positions).
The two front-runners for Mayor are Republican Kenny Smith and Democrat Vi Lyles.
The most recent Charlotte mayoral poll shows that the two candidates are virtually tied.
The last mayoral debate was held on November 1st – you can watch the full debate here;
If you still aren’t sure who to vote for, check out Ballotpedia.org’s pages on Smith and Lyles for more info on each candidate.
The upcoming election also includes a wide range of other positions, including on the CMS school board, Charlotte City Council, Board of Commissioners Mecklenburg Towns (Huntersville, Matthews, Cornelius, etc.), all Mecklenburg County Mayor’s offices (Huntersville, Matthews, Cornelius, etc.), and the Town Council in Pineville.
To see your personal sample ballot click here.
According to the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections, polls will be open today from 6:30AM until 7:30PM.
Click here for a list of polling locations.
Please help spread the word – and please go vote!