▪ Voters guide: Find out about the races at http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/
At stake: Primary elections will determine nominees for mayor and some City Council seats.
Mayoral race: Four major candidates are vying for the Democratic mayoral nomination. Two Republicans are running.
City Council race: A record 12 Democrats are running for nominations to four at-large seats. They’ll face three Republicans in November.
Voters also will see primaries in Districts 2, 3 and 5.
Voting times: Polls open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m.
Traditionally the busiest times are early morning, the noon hour and late afternoon. But with turnout expected at around 10 percent, lines shouldn’t be a problem.
If there’s a problem: Call the Mecklenburg County elections board at 704-336-2133.
For results: Go to charlotteobserver.com or meckboe.org.