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Candidate ME
00000174-9e19-ddc3-a1fc-bedbd7450000This podcast will not only bring you the latest news on the 2017 races, but we're also going to go past the crafted messages and public face of campaigns to show you the art, science and, yes, shenanigans of campaigning. The stuff behind the scenes. This is Candidate ME, a hypothetical campaign to be Charlotte's mayor.Find episodes of Candidate ME lower on this page. But first, the candidate wants to hear from you. Candidate ME is a fictional candidate going through the steps of running for mayor of Charlotte. Send us your question about campaigns and elections in the box below and we may use it for an episode of this podcast.

Candidate ME Episode 5 Preview

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Yes, my jury duty is over. But uncertainty over just when it would end (and the sun's sudden brief disappearance) meant I had to push back some key interviews to late in the week. Which left me with too little time to finish up a full podcast this week.

But rest assured – we will be back with a full episode next week.

And it's a doozy.

Seriously, one of the most interesting political stories I've covered in years.

Want proof? Well, consider this a preview. The podcast version of a movie trailer.

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