STEELE CREEK NEWS
City, School Board
Offices and School Bonds are on November Ballot
15, 2017) Charlotte voters will have an opportunity to vote for
mayoral and city council candidates in the November 7, 2017
General Election. All Mecklenburg County voters can vote for school board
district representatives and for school bonds.
Early Voting begins
at the Steele Creek Library (13620 Steele Creek Road). Early Voting
has returned to the library from the temporary site on South Tryon
Street that was used in 2016. Dates and times are as follows:
Saturday, October 28
- 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Sunday, October 29 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
October 30 through Friday, November 3 - 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
November 4 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
The General Election
is on Tuesday, November 7 from 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM at
each precinct's regular polling location. Voters may register during
One Stop Early Voting but must have registered by October 13 to vote on November 7.
Early Voting begins
at the Hal Marshall Center in Uptown Charlotte (618 N College
Street) and at the 16 additional sites on October 28. Absentee Voting is currently available. To confirm your voter
registration, to request an Absentee
Ballot, to view a sample ballot, or for other information, see the
Mecklenburg County Board of Elections web site.
Steele Creek voters who live within the Charlotte city limits may vote
for Charlotte Mayoral candidates and
Charlotte City Council District 3 and At-Large candidates. All
Steele Creek voters can vote for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of
Education District 2 candidates and the School Bond. Candidates on the
ballot for Steele Creek precincts are as follows:
Vi Lyles, Democrat
Council At-Large (four seats):
Julie Eiselt, Democrat
James (Smuggie) Mitchell, Jr., Democrat
Braxton Winston II, Democrat
Steven J. DiFiore II. Libertarian
John K. Powell, Jr., Republican
David Michael Rice, Republican
Council District 3
All areas of Steele
Creek within the Charlotte city limits are within Charlotte City
Council District 3.
Daniel Herrera, Republican
Board of Education
Voters will elect
district representatives to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of
Education in the 2017 General Election. This election is
non-partisan. All of Steele Creek is in Board of Education District 2. Board of Education members serve four year
terms. Al-Large representatives will be up for election in 2019.
2017 School Bond
Also on the ballot
will be a $922 million School Bond, which includes funds for one new
high school and one new elementary school in Steele Creek, as well
as Career and Technical Education upgrades at Olympic. See
Vote Yes for School Bonds! Vote Yes for Steele Creek Children!
For a listing of all
candidates for the 2017 election in Mecklenburg County with their
contact information, see
2017 Candidate Listing.
Absentee ballots (By
Mail) currently are available. Use this link to download a
State Absentee Ballot Request Form.
For information on
voter registration and other election
Mecklenburg County Board of Elections.
Also see the
Charlotte 2017 Voter Guide from the League of Women Voters and
Democracy North Carolina.
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