Opinion | How NC’s changing electorate will change its politics
The state's Republican party is increasingly reliant on a shrinking pool of white voters who elect only white politicians. For the health of our democracy, this must change.
By Blair Reeves | September 9, 2020
Absentee voting vs. voting in person: Which method are you choosing for Election 2020?
Five readers share their considerations for absentee voting or voting at a local polling site.
By Christine Edwards | August 15, 2020
At the Charlotte Art League, a new exhibition inspired by today’s political climate
In addition to about a dozen paintings, the show includes spoken word, improv acts, and music. Organizers hope it will spark conversations.
By Olivia Todd | August 14, 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
Senator blocks bill to make Juneteenth a national holiday
Efforts to make Juneteenth a federal holiday intensified amid protests against police brutality and systemic racism in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death.
By Katrina Louis | July 23, 2020
Analysis | RNC scales back Charlotte convention, moves celebration to Jacksonville
Charlotte remains site of one-day business meeting before convention heads to Jacksonville where President Donald Trump will deliver renomination speech.
By Glenn Burkins | June 12, 2020
Opinion: If Charlotte is lucky, Trump will take his convention elsewhere
Three reasons why our city is better off not hosting the 2020 Republican National Convention.
By Glenn Burkins | June 3, 2020
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
Who’s running? Here are Charlotte’s City Council and mayoral candidates
Charlotte polls open Aug. 21 for residents to vote early in the local primary elections. Several City Council races will be decided during the primaries.
By Christine Edwards | August 19, 2019