STEELE CREEK NEWS
Election Voting Guide
Early Voting Begins October 21 in Steele Creek
(October 13, 2019) Steele Creek voters who live within the Charlotte city
limits will be
able to vote for Charlotte Mayor, four City Council At-Large seats, and City
Council District 3 in the 2019 Municipal Election. All Mecklenburg
County voters can vote for three School Board At-Large seats and in
the quarter cent sales tax referendum.
Early Voting begins
at the former Hollywood Video on the corner of S Tryon St and Moss
Rd (11130 S Tryon St). Dates and times are as follows:
Monday, October 21
through Friday, October 25 - 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
October 26 -
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Sunday, October 27 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
October 28 through Friday, November 1 - 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
can register and vote at any One-Stop Early Voting Site in Mecklenburg County during Early Voting.
Voters must have registered by October 11 to vote at their regular
polling locations on Election Day, Tuesday, November 5.
The General Election
is on Tuesday, November 5 from 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM. Voting is at
each precinct's regular polling location. Note that the polling location for
Precinct 230 is now the Berewick Recreation Center (5910 Dixie River
Rd -- enter the gym from the bus parking lot in the back).
Voters may request an
Absentee Ballot now until October 29 and must return them to the
Board of Elections by November 5. See
Absentee Voting by Mail information.
To confirm your voter
registration, request an Absentee
Ballot, to view a sample ballot, or for other information, see the
Mecklenburg County Board of Elections web site.
Candidates on the
ballot for Steele Creek precincts are as follows:
Vi Lyles (Democrat -
David Michael Rice (Republican)
Council At-Large (four seats):
Dimple Ajmera (Democrat
Julie Eiselt (Democrat - Incumbent)
James (Smuggie) Mitchell
(Democrat - Incumbent)
Joshua Richardson (Republican)
Braxton David Winston II
(Democrat - Incumbent)
Council District 3
All areas of Steele
Creek within the Charlotte city limits are within Charlotte City
Council District 3. There is one candidate in this race.
Board of Education
At-Large (three seats)
Voters will elect
three at-large representatives to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of
Education in the November 5 General Election. This election is
non-partisan, and there was no
primary. Board of Education members serve four year
terms. District representatives will be up for election in 2021.
Candidates in This Race
Jennifer De La Jara
Gregory R. Denlea
Donna J. Parker-Tate
Stephanie M. Sneed
Duncan St. Clair
Sales Tax Referendum
Voters in Mecklenburg
County will be asked to approve a quarter-cent sales tax referendum
that will provide additional funding for our parks, arts and
education. This sales tax will amount to five cents per $20 you
The ballot states: "Local sales and use tax at the rate of one-quarter percent (0.25%) in addition to all other state and local sales and use taxes." [ ] FOR [ ] AGAINST.
The ballot does not inform the voters about what the tax would be
used for or that it does not apply to groceries, gasoline, or
prescriptions. For more information, see
For a listing of all
candidates for the 2019 election in Mecklenburg County with their
contact information, see
2019 Candidate Listing.
For information on
voter registration and other election
Mecklenburg County Board of Elections.
See the Election
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