Charlotte, N.C.’s government is operated on a council-manager form of government and was adopted in 1929. This form of government divides responsibilities between elected officials and an appointed city manager.
On Sept. 10, a primary election for the offices of mayor and city council will take place in Charlotte, N.C. plus a special election in the 9th Congressional District. 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.