Watch The Last Charlotte Mayoral Debate Before Election Day (Video)


Last night, Republican candidate Kenny Smith and Democratic candidate Vi Lyles faced off for one last round of questioning before next week’s elections.

The debate lasted for about an hour and dove into a wide variety of topics, including; crime, the citizen’s review board, police pay, the opioid crisis, affordable housing, whether or not NFL players should be required to stand during the national anthem, and many others.

You can watch the full debate here;

The most recent Charlotte mayoral poll shows that the two candidates are virtually tied, so it’s now more important than ever before to get out there and vote!

If you still aren’t sure who to vote for, check out’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 on election day, Tuesday, November 7, 2017, from 6:30AM until 7:30PM.

Early Voting started on, Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 8AM at Hal Marshall Annex. 16 additional locations opened on the 28th, including the following times and locations;

Please help spread the word – and please go vote!