Charlotte Will Have a New Mayor

CHARLOTTE, NC — Mayor Pro Tem Vi Lyles won the Democratic Primary over Incumbent Mayor Jennifer Roberts. Lyles will face Republican Kenny Smith in the General Election on November 7th.

Political Contributor Mary C. Curtis discusses what will be the key issues the General Election and why Roberts couldn’t hold off Lyles.

On Charlotte mayor’s election, and the future of N.C. Democrats and Republicans


CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Washington Post columnist Mary C. Curtis is examining the election results. She was there when Mayor Patrick Cannon declared victory.

Democrats now hold a 9-2 majority in the City Council. Is Charlotte becoming a Democratic city?

And did dissatisfaction with GOP Governor Pat McCrory hurt Edwin Peacock’s campaign?

It’s Election Day!


CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The polls are open and 23,000 people voted early for the Charlotte mayoral race.

Terrance is breaking down what’s at stake on Election Day,

Mary C. Curtis is putting it all in context – including how one candidate mixed things up by crashing his opponent’s press conference!

Who will be the next Charlotte mayor?


CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Election Day is less than a week away. We’re talking with Mary C. Curtis on her thoughts regarding the race for mayor.

She’s got all you need to know on the race and the candidates.

Curtis says there’s no clear winner at this point.

Picking Charlotte’s Next Mayor


Charlotte, N.C.- We are one step closer to seeing who will be the next Mayor of Charlotte. Mary C. Curtis joined the Rising crew with more on how this race could impact the Queen City.