The three at-large Democrats on Mecklenburg’s board of county commissioners are defending their seats against a challenger in the March 15 primary.
The Rev. Damiko Faulkner is running against the three incumbents. The top vote-getters will go on to face Republican Jeremy Brasch in the November general election.
▪ Commissioners Chair Trevor Fuller, who was first elected to the board in 2012 and came in third of at-large commissioners in the last election.
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▪ Commissioner Pat Cotham, who chaired the board before Fuller took the post and is running an aggressive campaign.
▪ Commissioner Ella Scarborough, a former Charlotte city councilwoman, returned to the political scene in the last election.
▪ The Rev. Damiko Faulkner, a political newcomer, pastors at Ben Salem Presbyterian Church.