<![CDATA[Elections News |]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/ en-us Thu, 02 Feb 2017 17:25:18 EST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 02 Feb 2017 17:25:18 EST Elections 60 ccarpenter@charlotteobserver.com(Cheryl Carpenter) HB2 ‘saddened and infuriated’ her, and it’s why she’s challenging the man behind it http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/article201540319.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:04:49 EST

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NC congressman had blasted exploding debt. Why did he back plan that makes it worse? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/article200011904.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:32:56 EST

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NC congressman accuses his GOP opponent of trying to ‘stop Trump’ http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article200909869.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:48:25 EST

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How yard signs helped beat Roy Moore, and could elect red-state Dems http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article199865729.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:27:11 EST

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Fights over voting rights a prelude to November midterm election http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article199780414.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:00:00 EST

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Political campaign season starts today http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article199717199.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 12 Feb 2018 16:18:29 EST http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article199717199.html Meckenburg voters get new legislative districts – and more competition http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article199589454.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 11 Feb 2018 16:46:15 EST

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Mecklenburg Co. Sheriff candidate McFadden tells why he's against the 287(g) program http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article197785444.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:03:30 EST http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article197785444.html Mecklenburg Co. Sheriff Carmichael talks about why he favors the 287(g) program http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article197784899.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:04:04 EST http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article197784899.html Democratic challenger’s big bank account might mean a tough House race for Pittenger http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article197881484.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 15:12:25 EST

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Dems struggle to vet candidates in fast-moving #MeToo moment http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article190070554.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:53:39 EST

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One of Mecklenburg’s longest-serving officials won’t run next year http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/article189712614.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:10:59 EST

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Dems’ new plan for 2018: New candidates, more ambition http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article183560906.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 18:24:06 EST

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Republicans suddenly fear disastrous 2018 http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article183451801.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 12:51:22 EST

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How the last election helped Democrat Vi Lyles win Tuesday’s mayoral race http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article183558336.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 18:14:06 EST

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Vi Lyles was tempted to go negative on GOP’s Smith. ‘But you have to be who you are.’ http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article183431876.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 11:32:59 EST

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Democrat Vi Lyles makes history in Charlotte mayoral win http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article183325696.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 19:37:39 EST

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The CMS board will see three new faces, but maybe not much change http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article183329741.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 19:51:09 EST

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Voters approve bonds for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Here’s what they will do. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article183325621.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 19:36:50 EST

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Early vote has Dems comfortably leading all four at-large City Council seats http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article183326851.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 19:41:08 EST

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Tuesday is Election Day for mayor, council and school board. What you need to know. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article183030821.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Nov 2017 13:28:10 EST

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Charlotte’s Vote Yes school bond campaign has big money left for final push http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article182926301.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 05 Nov 2017 16:44:15 EST

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Why a Republican has a shot at mayor in Democratic Charlotte for first time in years http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article182640971.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Nov 2017 18:02:28 EDT

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A speech Jesse Helms never gave would have changed U.S. politics http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/article182500131.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Nov 2017 10:42:11 EDT

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Mayoral candidates argue over tolls, HB2 – and the tone of their campaign http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article182208976.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Nov 2017 21:07:56 EDT

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Observer, WBTV host Charlotte mayoral debate; click for link to watch live http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article181897411.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Oct 2017 14:07:11 EDT Staff reports

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Here’s why Kenny Smith can run more TV ads than Vi Lyles http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article181779051.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 Oct 2017 18:44:32 EDT

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Need a reminder why you should vote? Ask loser of coin flip. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article181271176.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Oct 2017 13:17:42 EDT

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Why are outside groups getting involved in Charlotte’s local election? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article181366746.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Oct 2017 18:25:53 EDT

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5 years ago NC man was an addict and embezzler. Now he’s running for public office http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article181120391.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Oct 2017 17:58:47 EDT

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