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November 8, 2017  •  

Charlotte Elects New Mayor

Vi Lyles defeated Kenny Smith to become Charlotte’s next mayor. Lyles captured 59 percent of the vote with 100 percent of precincts reporting. Lyles will become the first African-American woman to become mayor of Charlotte.

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The Charlotte City Council has appointed a new mayor after the abrupt resignation of former mayor Patrick Cannon following his arrest on federal corruption charges. North Carolina State Senator Dan Clodfelter was named mayor of Charlotte and will be sworn-in […]

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Mayor Patrick Cannon resigned Wednesday amid allegations of federal public corruption and taking bribes. The allegations stem from Cannon, on several occasions, accepting over $48,000 of bribes from federal undercover agents posing as businessmen seeking city contracts. If convicted on […]

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