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Vote!Charlotte Municipal 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 October 21 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
Saturday, October 26 - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Sunday, October 27 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Monday, October 28 through Friday, November 1 - 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Any voter 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 - Incumbent)
David Michael Rice (Republican)

Charlotte City Council At-Large (four seats):

Dimple Ajmera  (Democrat - Incumbent)
Julie Eiselt  (Democrat - Incumbent)
James (Smuggie) Mitchell  (Democrat - Incumbent)
Joshua Richardson (Republican)
Braxton David Winston II  (Democrat - Incumbent)

Charlotte City 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.

Victoria Watlington (Democrat)

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 staggered terms. District representatives will be up for election in 2021.

Non-Partisan Candidates in This Race

Annette Albright
Elyse Dashew
Jennifer De La Jara
Gregory R. Denlea
Jenna Moorehead
Donna J. Parker-Tate
Jordan Pineda
Olivia Scott
Lenora Shipp
Stephanie M. Sneed
Duncan St. Clair
Queen Thompson
Monty Witherspoon

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 spend.

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 www.BetterMecklenburg.com.


Election Information

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 information, see Mecklenburg County Board of Elections.

See the Election Schedule below.

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