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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.

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.

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)