Who Is Running For Mecklenburg County Commission

Oct 15, 2018

Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners:

Why these races are important: The Board of County Commissioners oversees funding for county programs and services. A change in leadership could impact how funds are distributed to different county entities, which includes funding for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and the operation and oversight of the Mecklenburg County Health Department.


At-large: (voters pick three)

  • Pat Cotham (Incumbent) — Democrat
  • Trevor Fuller (Incumbent) — Democrat
  • Ella Scarborough (Incumbent) — Democrat
  • Jeremy Brasch — Republican 

District 1:

  • Elaine Powell — Democrat
  • Jim Puckett (Incumbent) — Republican

District 5:

  • Susan Harden — Democrat
  • Matthew Ridenhour (Incumbent) —Republican

District 6:

  • Susan Rodriguez McDowell — Democrat
  • Bill James (Incumbent) — Republican

Return to the 2018 Midterm Voter Guide here.