Charlotte mayoral candidates, from left, N.C. Sen. Joel Ford, Mayor Pro Tem Vi Lyles and Mayor Jennifer Roberts at a May debate at Reeder Memorial Baptist Church.
Charlotte mayoral candidates, from left, N.C. Sen. Joel Ford, Mayor Pro Tem Vi Lyles and Mayor Jennifer Roberts at a May debate at Reeder Memorial Baptist Church. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
Charlotte mayoral candidates, from left, N.C. Sen. Joel Ford, Mayor Pro Tem Vi Lyles and Mayor Jennifer Roberts at a May debate at Reeder Memorial Baptist Church. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

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