Oct 19, 2017 - News

Cast your ballot for Charlotte’s mayor. Early voting starts today

Early voting begins today for the November 7 election.

For the first week, voting will only be conducted at the Hal Marshall Center in Uptown. That’s located at 618 North College Street.

Starting next Saturday (October 28), early voting will open at 16 additional sites spread across the county. You can see an interactive map here.

1 – Hal Marshall Center. 618 N College St
2 – Beatties Ford Road Library. 2412 Beatties Ford Rd
3 – Cornelius Town Hall. 21445 Catawba Ave, Cornelius
4 – Elon Park Recreation Center. 11401 Ardrey Kell Rd
5 – Independence Regional Library. 6000 Conference Dr
6 – Main Library (Downtown). 310 N Tryon St
7 – Mountain Island Library. 4420 Hoyt Gavin Way
8 – Marion Diehl Recreation Center. 2219 Tyvola Rd
9 – Matthews Library. 230 Matthews Station St, Matthews
10 – Mint Hill Library. 6840 Matthews – Mint Hill Rd
11 – North County Regional Library. 16500 Holly Crest Ln, Huntersville
12 – Rexford 1. 2100 Rexford Rd
13 – South County Regional Library. 5801 Rea Rd
14 – Sugar Creek Library. 4045 N Tryon St
15 – Steele Creek Library. 13620 Steele Creek Rd
16 – Old Pier 1. 8802 JW Clay Blvd
17 – West Boulevard Library. 2157 West Blvd

The Charlotte mayoral race is the headliner.

(Look up your sample ballot here)

Everybody in the city of Charlotte will vote in this race. Your choices are Democrat Vi Lyles or Republican Kenny Smith.

[Agenda story: Charlotte’s mayoral candidates split on 4 key votess]

Then you’ll vote for the City Council. You will have two different races to vote in.

The first is the at-large race. Four council seats are decided this way, and voted on by the entire city. You’ll vote for four people.

Democrats: Julie Eiselt, Dimple Ajmera, Braxton Winston, James “Smuggie” Mitchell
Republicans: Parker Cains, John Powell, David Rice
Libertarian: Steven DiFore

Then you’ll have your district City Council election and your district school board. Check your sample ballot for the lineups.

Finally, you’ll vote on whether to approve the school bond.

Check the Axios Charlotte in the coming week for much more information on all the races.


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