Charlotte’s Ballot Box

Upcoming Special Elections and Primaries

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On Sept. 10, a primary election for the offices of mayor and city council will take place in Charlotte, N.C. A primary runoff is scheduled for Oct. 8 should the need arise. The city’s general election for mayor, and city council will take place on Nov. 5.

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Also on Sept. 10 will be the special election for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District. The special election was initiated following allegations of absentee ballot fraud during the 2018 race.

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A list of the individuals running for each office can be found below. To register to vote and find your polling place, visit To verify your registration status, visit

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9th Congressional District

Dan Bishop, Republican

Dan McCready, Democrat

Allen Smith, Green Party

Jeff Scott, Libertarian

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Roderick Davis, Democrat

Vi Lyles, Democrat (Incumbent)

David Michael Rice, Republican

Joel Odom, Democrat

Tigress Sydney Acute McDaniel, Democrat

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City Council


Dimple Ajmera, Democrat

Julie Eiselt, Democrat

Jorge Millares, Democrat

James (Smuggie) Mitchell, Democrat

Joshua Richardson, Republican

LaWana Slack-Mayfield, Democrat

Chad Stachowicz, Democrat

Braxton David Winston II, Democrat

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District 1 (Dilworth, Plaza-Midwood, Grier Heights, Freedom Park, Myers Park, Eastover, Elizabeth, Chantilly)

Larken Egleston, Democrat (incumbent)

Sean Smith, Democrat

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District 2 (Central Business District, Third and Fourth Wards, Wesley Heights)

Jessica C. Davis, Democrat

Malcolm Graham, Democrat

Antoinette (Toni) Green

Jacob Robinson, Republican

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District 3 (West Charlotte)

Terry Brown, Democrat

Caleb Theodros, Democrat

Victoria Watlington, Democrat

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District 4 (Northeast Charlotte, from The Plaza to the city limits. I-85 North runs through)

Richmond V. Baker, Democrat

Gabriel (Gabe) Cartagena

Charlene Henderson

Renee Perkins Johnson

Brandon Pierce, Republican

Charles Robinson

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District 5 (East Charlotte, near N. Sharon Amity Rd., Albemarle Rd., Rama Rd., and Idlewild Rd.)

Matt Newton, Democrat (incumbent)

Vinroy Washington Reid, Democrat

Mark L. Vincent, Democrat

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District 6 (South Charlotte)

Tariq Scott Bokhari, Republican (incumbent)

Gina Navarette, Democrat

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District 7 (Southeast Charlotte, along Hwy. 51)

Ed Driggs, Republican (incumbent)

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