The Observer’s editorial board has made its endorsements for the Charlotte mayoral and city council and Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board races on the Nov. 3 ballot:
▪ Charlotte Mayor: Republican Edwin Peacock
▪ Charlotte City Council at-large: Democrats Julie Eiselt, Claire Fallon and Vi Lyles and Republican John Powell Jr.
▪ Charlotte City Council districts: Al Austin (District 2); LaWana Mayfield (3); a toss up in District 4 and Ed Driggs (7)
▪ Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board at-large: Janeen Bryant, Ericka Ellis-Stewart and Elyse Dashew
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