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City, School Board Offices and School Bonds are on November Ballot

Vote!(October 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 October 28 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
Monday, October 30 through Friday, November 3 - 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Saturday, 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 October 19 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
Kenny Smith, Republican

Charlotte City Council At-Large (four seats):

Dimple Ajmera, Democrat
Julie Eiselt, Democrat
James (Smuggie) Mitchell, Jr., Democrat
Braxton Winston II, Democrat
Steven J. DiFiore II. Libertarian
Parker Cains, Republican
John K. Powell, Jr., Republican
David Michael Rice, Republican

Charlotte City Council District 3

All areas of Steele Creek within the Charlotte city limits are within Charlotte City Council District 3.

LaWana Mayfield, Democrat
Daniel Herrera, Republican

Board of Education District 2

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 staggered terms. Al-Large representatives will be up for election in 2019.

Thelma Byers-Bailey
Lenora Shipp

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!

Election Information

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 information, see 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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