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Charlotte mayoral primary preview

With a hotly contested Democratic primary, the results of the Sept. 12 election are closely watched

Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts has found herself serving her first term in one of the most turbulent times for Charlotte, N.C. As she seeks re-election, she is finding herself fending off serious challengers who hope the political moment, turbulent as it has been, is right to convince citizens that the Queen City needs a new leader.

HRC Charlotte appears to pull award from the city council

Only the Person of the Year award is listed on their website

In December, the Human Rights Campaign North Carolina’s Charlotte gala steering committee sent out an email announcing the 2016 Equality Award winner, “meant to honor individuals and organizations that have furthered the progress of civil rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities.” They would be presented at the annual gala, on Feb. 4, at Le Meridien Charlotte.