“I Voted” stickers gone, hand sanitizer after ballots cast and other changes voters will see when polling sites open
Mecklenburg County voters can expect these safeguards in place when in-person voting begins Oct. 15.
By Kerry Singe | October 7, 2020
In NC, Black voters’ mail-in ballots more likely to be rejected
The disparity raises questions about the equity of ballot counting and whether voter disenfranchisement may be tainting elections.
By Sophie Chou, ProPublica, and Tyler Dukes, WRAL News | September 24, 2020
Opinion | Charlotte voters need to hear about the bonds on the ballot
Without more information, there is no guarantee that voters will support the nearly $200 million in capital spending on this year's ballot.
By Jennifer Roberts | September 11, 2020
Opinion | Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act: It has never been more important to protect our right to vote
As we honor both the anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and the spirit of Rep. John Lewis, I will not allow voter suppression to continue to be the norm in North Carolina.
By Rep. Alma S. Adams | August 6, 2020
Blake is re-elected to Family Court bench
Her campaign for a second term was marked by allegations of incompetence and racism.
By Glenn Burkins | March 4, 2020
Poll: Biden clings to narrowing lead in S.C.
The latest Winthrop University Poll showed the former vice president losing ground to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.
By Glenn Burkins | February 24, 2020
Both sides gear up for fight over sales tax referendum
As Mecklenburg voters prepare for the November referendum, those for and against the measure are working to sway the undecided.
By Glenn Burkins | September 16, 2019
Charlotte primary election results: Mayor, City Council, Battle of the Dans
After polls closed on Tuesday for Charlotte’s primary election, residents had decided several City Council seats and finally settled who […]
By QCity Metro Staff | September 10, 2019
Q&A with local leaders from Black Political Caucus and Democratic Party’s African American Caucus
Four questions answered by Khalif Rhodes and Collette Alston, top leaders of the two civic groups.
By Christine Edwards | September 9, 2019